13 NCAC 06 .0513             CRUSHING EQUIPMENT

(a)  Feeders. Miners shall not be permitted to enter an operating feeder.

(b)  Guard Rails or Chains. Guard rails, chains or other protective devices shall be installed and maintained around jaw‑type crusher openings. When necessary for miners to work over an operating jaw‑type crusher to clear jams, safety belts and life lines shall be used.

(c)  Place of Safety at Crusher. Miners working at the crusher feed opening shall not be permitted to stand directly in back of or at the side of a vehicle while its contents are being dumped therein, unless provided with adequate protection from flying material.

(d)  Work Beneath Feeders and Hoppers. Miners shall not be permitted to work beneath a feeder or hopper where a hazard from falling material exists.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74‑24.4(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.