Continuous Mining Machine
"NEVER ENTER THE RED ZONE"
- Conduct training and assure that remote control units have
safeguards against accidental tram activation.
- Ensure emergency stop and operational controls are functional
before mining or tramming machine.
- De-energize electrical power to machine before servicing or setting
bits. De-energize pump motor when making methane checks,
extending ventilation devices, or positioning trailing cables.
- Use remote control units equipped with the design safeguards recommended in MSHA Program Information Bulletin No. P03-03, "Recommended Design Safeguards for Permissible Remote Controlled Mining Machines.