Section 27-5. Instructions for inspection and securing work

The employer shall prepare instructions to ensure that:
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    inspections are carried out on a continuous basis of the rock and of previously completed securing work;
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    loose rock that could be dangerous is removed as soon as possible or safely secured;
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    rock scaling is carried out from a safe position by employees with experience and an understanding of scaling work;
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    visibility, lighting and sound conditions in the workplace are satisfactory where scaling is carried out using manual tools;
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    information about any special matters with a bearing on the securing work is passed on to the next shift and registered in writing, and that the documentation is kept in the workplace for the duration of the work;
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    barriers are put in place as soon as possible around areas in which there may be a risk of uncontrolled rock-falls or rock-slides, and that the barriers are not removed until inspection and necessary scaling or securing has been carried out.