Travel and transportation of workers on roads and inclines

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CHAPTER VIII
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION OF WORKERS
ON ROADS AND INCLINES
REGULATION 27. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.
(1) As far as practicable, roads or inclines separate from
the haulage roads or inclines shall be provided for the passage
of persons.
(2) Where this is not practicable the haulage operations shall
be stopped while persons are travelling to and from their work
unless special arrangements have been made to ensure the safety
of the persons travelling.
2.
(1) The haulage equipment in roads and inclines shall not
be used for riding, save in so far as is allowed by national laws or
regulations.
(2) Where such use is prohibited a notice shall be posted up
on the landings of inclines and at such other suitable places as the
competent authority may direct.
(3) This prohibition shall not apply to the transport of
(a) the sick and injured; or
(b) persons employed in maintenance, examinations, testing or
measuring, in so far as the nature of their work makes riding
necessary and they are authorised by the manager.
(4) Enginemen, brakemen and signalmen shall be, responsible
for the enforcement of the provisions of this regulation in so far
as they are concerned.
3.
Every main road used for travelling shall be of adequate
height and cross-sectional area.
4.
Every travelling road, incline or compartment shall
be regularly inspected at intervals that should be specified
by the competent authority, and shall be maintained in a safe
condition.
5.
Parts of the underground workings that are closed to travel
shall be effectively indicated.

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