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Mine Health and Safety Act: Guideline for mandatory code of practice for safe use of conveyor belt installations for transportation of mineral, material or personnel. Files: Attachment Size; 38339gon1024.pdf: 2.52 MB: Facebook; Twitter; LinkedIn ; E-mail; Print; Explore Gov.za. Statements; Documents; Events; Key issues; Government opinion pieces; About government; About South Africa;

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SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL STANDARD - SABS

In terms of the Standards Act 8 of 2008, the copyri ght in all South African National Standards or any other publications published by the SABS Standards Division, vests in the SABS. Any use of South African National Standards is limited to use specifically prescribed by the SABS.

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The Conveyor Manufacturers Association, CMASA

Welcome to the Conveyor Manufacturers Association website! promoting the excellence of belt conveying in southern Africa since 1973 The CMA is a non-profit company established in 1973 to promote high standards of design, quality, manufacture and service in the bulk materials handling industry.

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No. R. 1024 19 December 2014 - South African Government

SANS means South African National Standards SIMRAC means Safety in Mines Research Advisory Committee "Conveyor beltinstallation" means amechanical system used for the transportation of mineral, material or personnel on a belt over a distance. "Power supply" means any energy source feeding the drive motor of a conveyor belt installation.

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The Conveyor Manufacturers Association, CMASA

The first sub-committee was set up in 1972 to study the need for Idler dimensional standards, scope of which was for conveyor idlers manufactured in South Africa, covering leading dimensions, conversions from inches to millimeters and allowable tolerances, quality of materials, and load carrying capacity.

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SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL STANDARD - SABS

This South African standard was approved by National Committee StanSA TC 5120.49, Continuous mechanical handling equipment, in accordance with procedures of Standards South Africa, in compliance with annex 3 of the WTO/TBT agreement. This edition cancels and replaces SABS 1669:1996 in part. This standard forms part of a set of two standards under the general title, Conveyor belt

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Welcome to CT Systems

The product range for conveyor belt protection grew to an extend that in 1994 we started building a bigger factory and office block. In April 1996 we awarded the coveted International Standards Organisation (ISO) 9001 seal from the South Africa Bureau of Standards.

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South Africa: Consolidated Regulations

8.7(1) The employer must take reasonable measures to ensure that all refrigeration or air-conditioning installations at the mine comply with the requirements of the South African Bureau of Standards Code of Practice - SANS 10147, “Refrigerating systems including plants associated with air-condition systems” (2002: 4 th ed) with respect to its safety, construction, erection, operation ...

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Health and Safety Executive - HSE

Health and Safety Executive Conveyor belt workstation design Page 8 of 14 Reach distance Reaching long distances, having to keep repeating the long reach, and having to hold a forward reach posture increase the risks of MSDs. ‘Zones of repetitive reaching’ on the conveyor should only go up to 450 mm from the front of the operator’s body.5 Figure 4 Reach distance The most important ...

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Fenner Dunlop - Conveyor Belting South Africa

Footer Fenner Conveyor Belting 21 Diesel Road, Isando 1600, South Africa Tel: 27 (11) 974 - 1902 Fax: 27 (11) 974 - 1900

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GUIDELINE - Aspasa

The South African Mines Health and Safety Act (Act 4 of 1996. Section 21) states that the onus is on the supplier to provide the correct conveyor design taking into consideration the risk to the health and safety of operating personnel. These same conditions are further extended to cover the installation of the conveying system as a whole. The Mines Health and Safety Act (Ibid. Regulation 20.5 ...

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SAQA

Maintain a conveyor belt installation : ORIGINATOR: SGB Generic Manufacturing, Engineering, Technology : PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY - FIELD: SUBFIELD: Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering and Technology: Fabrication and Extraction : ABET BAND: UNIT STANDARD TYPE: PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL: NQF LEVEL: CREDITS: Undefined : Regular : Level 2 :

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SAQA

The conveyor system is checked for conformance with manufacturer specifications and safety standards. Non-conforming or damaged components and equipment are identified and appropriate corrective action taken. Conveyor system records are completed and processed. Work is carried out in a safe manner in accordance with schedules and manufacturer specifications. Maintenance process

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Technical Paper - The Mine Ventilation Society of South Africa

The latest conveyor regulations for South African mines and works were published in August 2013. There are two regulations that relate to situations that could lead to fires on conveyor belts. Regulation 8.9.2 (d) states – “The employer must take reasonably practicable measures to ensure that the driving machinery of the conveyor belt installation is stopped should the belt break, jam or ...

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Conveyor Belt Guide, with tons of free info

06/02/2021  Six miners killed in a conveyor belt disaster South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, said on 2018-07-18: “We reiterate our call to mining companies to prioritise the safety of employees at all times. The department of mineral resources will proceed with an investigation into the cause of the accident at Palabora Mining Company, soon after the fire underground has been ...

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meLco conveyor equipment

Melco Conveyor Equipment is South Africa’s premier supplier of conveyor idlers, structure, and motorized pulleys. Melco is an ISO 9001:2008 rated manufacturer together with SANS 1313 accreditation, with a well established reputation for delivering quality products and providing reliable after sales services. Melco is a level 3 BBBEE contributor, with black ownership of 25% + 1 vote ...

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Conveyor Systems Home Convey Systems Africa

This is one of the many reasons why businesses across South Africa have chosen to use the conveyor belts for all their internal transport needs. However, merely choosing a conveyor system is not good enough! You need to ensure that you choose the correct conveyor system that offers reliability and durability. High-quality conveyor systems offer benefits like no other. These systems can be used ...

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Belt rip detection - October 2015 - Becker Mining South ...

Becker Mining South Africa has launched its latest BRS-2 belt rip detection system, which has been designed to increase the productivity of conveyor belts by detecting belt rips as soon as they occur. “This belt rip detection system, which is based on the highly efficient design of the original BRS-1 system, is used to detect longitudinal rips on steel cable and fibre conveyor belts,” says ...

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The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and ...

standards of health and safety. A review of relevant illumination standards and guidelines used in coal mining industries throughout the world and an assessment of their applicability to conditions in the South African coal mining industry was undertaken. The review also included an assessment of the available literature to identify those factors that must be considered to ensure a safe visual ...

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HSE - MINING: Guidance

Fire safety testing of conveyor belts - Contract Research Report 407/2002; Ground control. Guidance on the use of rockbolts to support roadways in coal mines (Mines01) Guidance on the use of cablebolts to support roadways in coal mines (Mines02) Guidance on the support of salvage faces in coal mines (Mines03) Supplementary guidance on the use of flexible bolts in reinforcement systems for coal ...

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SAQA

Conveyor belts are important products that are used in commerce and in various industries. Their applications are varied and their demand high. The Unit Standard demonstrates how the range of conveyor belt applications is manufactured. The process of manufacture involves the use of correct material in line with product requirements, calendaring and vulcanising the material to meet product ...

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Conveyor belt safety in the 21st Century – Part II

The Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 (MHSA) is a complex statute regulating health and safety in the mining industry, dealing amongst other issues, with the conveyor belt installations. It thus reflects the standards society expects when it comes to workplace health and safety, and is the primary source of legal rules that we are concerned with. It is, however, not a piece of legislation ...

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SAQA

A learner accredited with this standard will be able to demonstrate an integrated practical and theoretical knowledge in freight elevators, conveyor belt systems and ancillary equipment, according to safe handling and machinery maintenance practices in compliance with manufacturer and legislated standards. The learner will be able demonstrate the handling, protection and care of freight during ...

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CONVEYOR IDLER STANDARDS

The existing South African Standard covers the dimensional specification for both carrying side and return side conveyor idlers for belt widths 400mm to 2400mm. The following idler types are considered. 2.2.1 3 Roll Trough and Impact in both offset and in-line configuration. OFFSET CONFIGURATION . IN LINE CONFIGURATION. 3 ROLL TROUGH . OFFSET CONFIGURATION. IN LINE

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Conveyor Belt Guide, with tons of free info

06/02/2021  Six miners killed in a conveyor belt disaster South Africa's Minister of Mineral Resources, Gwede Mantashe, said on 2018-07-18: “We reiterate our call to mining companies to prioritise the safety of employees at all times. The department of mineral resources will proceed with an investigation into the cause of the accident at Palabora Mining Company, soon after the fire underground has been ...

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South Africa: Consolidated Regulations

8.7(1) The employer must take reasonable measures to ensure that all refrigeration or air-conditioning installations at the mine comply with the requirements of the South African Bureau of Standards Code of Practice - SANS 10147, “Refrigerating systems including plants associated with air-condition systems” (2002: 4 th ed) with respect to its safety, construction, erection, operation ...

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SABS

SABS is a leading global provider of standards, management systems, business improvement and regulatory approval information.

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Belt rip detection - October 2015 - Becker Mining South ...

Becker Mining South Africa has launched its latest BRS-2 belt rip detection system, which has been designed to increase the productivity of conveyor belts by detecting belt rips as soon as they occur. “This belt rip detection system, which is based on the highly efficient design of the original BRS-1 system, is used to detect longitudinal rips on steel cable and fibre conveyor belts,” says ...

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Conveyor belt standards/norms

Steel-cord conveyor belts - Safety requirements for underground use . 16851:2013. Textile conveyor belts - Determination of the endless length . 18573:2012 . Conveyor belts - Test atmospheres and conditioning . 20238:2017 (draft) Conveyor belt - Testing of drum friction . 22721:2010. Textile conveyor belts for underground mining. DIN (GERMANY) 252. Ply separation strength . 284. Electrical ...

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The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and ...

standards of health and safety. A review of relevant illumination standards and guidelines used in coal mining industries throughout the world and an assessment of their applicability to conditions in the South African coal mining industry was undertaken. The review also included an assessment of the available literature to identify those factors that must be considered to ensure a safe visual ...

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GUIDELINE Safety Around Belt Conveyors

SANS South African National Standard 4. SAFETY AROUND BELT CONVEYORS 4.1 Safety Requirements for Maintenance On a moving conveyor belt, the belt, pulleys and idlers are all in motion, and each idler, chute skirt, belt cleaner or pulley has a potential nip point, depending on its accessibility. The prohibition of work on moving machinery relates to tasks such as belt cleaning, house-keeping

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Conveyor belt safety in the 21st Century – Part II

The Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 (MHSA) is a complex statute regulating health and safety in the mining industry, dealing amongst other issues, with the conveyor belt installations. It thus reflects the standards society expects when it comes to workplace health and safety, and is the primary source of legal rules that we are concerned with. It is, however, not a piece of legislation ...

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Mine Health and Safety Act, 1996 (Act No. 29 ... - Acts Online

Safety at conveyor belt installations may be further enhanced by creating the optimum working environment including not only adequate ventilation, illumination and absence of undue noise, but also sufficient clearance around the installation and along walkways. Walkways should have an even, non-slip surface, be properly drained and free from obstructions.

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SAQA

Supervise the installation and operation of a belt conveyor in an underground coal mine : SAQA US ID: UNIT STANDARD TITLE: 15334 : Supervise the installation and operation of a belt conveyor in an underground coal mine : ORIGINATOR : SGB Mining and Minerals : PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY - FIELD: SUBFIELD: Field 06 - Manufacturing, Engineering

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AN OVERVIEW OF THE INSTALLATION OF THE FIRST

A Code of Practice issued by the South African Bureau of Standards clearly specifies the operational and design requirements for man riding conveyors. This paper examines aspects not covered by the code of practice, and provides guidelines on the practical implementation of a man riding conveyor system. Although not the first man riding conveyor to be commissioned in South Africa, it is the ...

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Conveyor belt safety important - Engineering News

As a conveyor management company Electrotron does continuous research and development in staying abreast of new technology and ensuring conveyor belt safety, says product manager Robin Cullen. As ...

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IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SAFETY STANDARDS

IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF SAFETY STANDARDS IN THE MINING INDUSTRY IN SOUTH AFRICA: CHALLENGES AND PROSPECTS By SHIBAMBU OPHREY NTSUXEKO This mini-dissertation is submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements For the degree, of MASTER OF LAWS In the DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT LAW At the UNIVERSITY OF LIMPOPO TURFLOOP

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South Africa: Consolidated Regulations

8.7(1) The employer must take reasonable measures to ensure that all refrigeration or air-conditioning installations at the mine comply with the requirements of the South African Bureau of Standards Code of Practice - SANS 10147, “Refrigerating systems including plants associated with air-condition systems” (2002: 4 th ed) with respect to its safety, construction, erection, operation ...

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Conveyor belt standards/norms

Steel-cord conveyor belts - Safety requirements for underground use . 16851:2013. Textile conveyor belts - Determination of the endless length . 18573:2012 . Conveyor belts - Test atmospheres and conditioning . 20238:2017 (draft) Conveyor belt - Testing of drum friction . 22721:2010. Textile conveyor belts for underground mining. DIN (GERMANY) 252. Ply separation strength . 284. Electrical ...

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The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and ...

standards of health and safety. A review of relevant illumination standards and guidelines used in coal mining industries throughout the world and an assessment of their applicability to conditions in the South African coal mining industry was undertaken. The review also included an assessment of the available literature to identify those factors that must be considered to ensure a safe visual ...

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