MSB No. 162: Inspection and maintenance of special purpose lifting plant and hoists

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Date: 14 March 2019

Mines inspectors repeatedly identify plant such as shaft reliners, hopper trolleys, workshop mobile jib cranes and other multi-purpose lifting devices in poor condition and without maintenance and inspection records. These are classified plant as defined in regulation 6.1 of the Mine Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 (MSIR). For plant with a lifting capacity over 10 tonne (11.023 ton), they are registerable as required by MSIR r. 6.34. All others are subject to duty of care requirements under MSIR r. 6.2.

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