MDG 1009: Managing Road and Vehicle Operating Areas in Underground Coal Mines (draft)

The Department of Trade and Investment, Regional Infrastructure and Services (DTIRIS) released the draft mining design guideline for public comment.

Draft MDG 1009 relates to the design, operation and maintenance of roads and vehicle operating areas, in the context of WHS legislative requirement, including the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulation 2014.

The draft Guideline covers roads and other vehicle operating areas, but excludes roads with rail and other infrastructure.

Consultation on the draft Guideline closed on 27 June 2014.