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Start of shift activities Perform self assessment Observe the parking lot Observe mobile mine equipment, vehicles, and pedestrian traffic Obey traffic and warning signs Be aware of road hazards and traffic patterns Park vehicle in designated parking lot Enter change room Don PPE Refer to company policy Subtopic Examine PPE for defects Hard Hat Safety Shoes Safety Glasses Mine Belt Hearing Protection Assure I. D. tag on person Check self rescuer Assure seal is in tact/damage Replace if damaged Obtain assigned cap lamp Examine the lens and locking pin, water level and bulb To assure permissibility Examine and test light Remove all smoking articles from possession Fill water cooler with water and ice Check tag board to assure mine is clear to tag in If "mine not clear" do not tag in Tag in If "mine not clear" do not tag in Walk  to the man cage Open shaft gate Open man cage door Enter man cage Close and secure shaft gate Sound hoist signals Follow posted hoist signals Listen for return signal from hoist man Close man cage door when proper return signal is received Travel to required mine level Exit man cage, close and latch door Watch your step when exiting man cage Open shaft landing gate, pass through, close and latch gate Give appropriate hoist signal to hoistman Travel to lunch room Communicate with other shift bolter operator Discuss the operating condition of the bolter and mine condition of work area Wait for work orders from supervisor Obtain additional PPE (gloves) Obtain transportation Obtain a pre-shift inspection form and conduct inspection Follow company policy Travel to the location of the bolter Observe location of trailing cables Never run over expose trailing cable Yield to other mobile equipment Look for any previously installed fallen bolts Notify supervisor of fallen bolt Look for loose scale on rib and roof Notify supervisor of loose scale and take corrective measures Be aware of bench area Benches will be identifies by warning signs, barriers, berms, and ropes Conduct visual examination of work place Loose scale on rib and roof Notify supervisor of loose scale and take corrective measures Trip and slip hazards Floors are slippery Location of power centers and cables Conduct pre op on bolter (power off) Conduct inventory of required materials A minimum of 50 bolts and plates required Bits Cotter Pins Two pipe wrenches Pliers (one set) Flat File Hammer Torque Wrench Grease gun and cartridges Anti seizing compound Obtain necessary materials if needed Use good material handling techniques and PPE Conduct walk around safety checks with check list Structural damage to engine covers Grab handles Steps Broken or damage light housing Bent or damaged outriggers Oil leaks If it is an excessive oil leak, contact maintenance Condition of cab Look for maintenance "do not operate" tag If tag is found, contact maintenance Obvious boom damage Broken braces Bolting package Feed cable Centralizer Stinger Cable sheaves Drill steel condition Drill bit condition Wheel lugs and tires condition Hydraulic fluid site glass Diesel site glass Coolant site glass Compressor site glass Motor oil level Pelletizer water level Housekeeping Fire extinguisher Follow company policy: the bolter can not be operated if the fire extinguisher pin is removed.  Give trainee information about fire extinguisher checks. Fire suppression system Follow Company Policy: do not operate bolter if the suppression system is not operational. Grease bolter head assembly Refer to lubrication chart Follow company lockout-tag out procedures Power on Pre-op Bolter Pre start up Remove wheel chocks Turn on main switch Enter cab Use three point contact Apply park brakes Ensure pump un loading valve is disengaged Assure all boom toggle switches are in the neutral position Assure air compressor switch is off Assure toggle switch is in low tram mode Assure engine speed control toggle switch is in auto position Assure emergency stop button is pulled out If pushed in, it will not start. Turn on ignition switch Observe oil pressure light Notify maintenance if light does not come on Press pre-heat glow plug for 15-30 seconds Press and hold by pass button This by passes the oil pressure sensor Rotate ignition key to the start position and release as engine start Hold by pass button until red low engine oil pressure light goes out If light remains on, shut down bolter and contact maintenance Release by pass button Post start up Observed return filters plugged indicator light Shut down bolter and notify maintenance if indicator light stays on after five minutes Observed hydraulic level light Increase engine speed to full Check turret package functions Tilt Push lever down to tilt turret in toward the cab Push lever up to tilt turret out away from cab Roll Push lever down to roll package left Push lever up to roll package right Secondary stinger Push lever down to retract stinger Push lever up to extend stinger A switched hose could cause machine components to operate incorrectly. Any malfunction needs to be corrected immediately Shut down bolter and notify supervisor and maintenance immediately Check boom controls functions Swing Push lever down to swing boom left Push lever up to swing boom right Extend/retract Push lever up to extend boom Push lever down to retract boom Raise/lower Push lever up to raise boom Push lever down to lower boom A switched hose could cause machine components to operate incorrectly. Any malfunction need to be corrected immediately Shut down bolter and notify supervisor and maintenance immediately Assure boom is centered Assure hydraulic hoses are not dragging. Check all four outriggers are  working properly  push to lower  pull to raise A switch hose could cause machine components to operate in correctly. Raise outriggers Raise riggers to assure machine is balanced Test brakes If the bolter moves during test, chock wheels, tag out, and notify maintenance.  Engage tram forward Engage tram in reverse Turn on tram light Turn off parks brakes Audible alarm will indicate brakes are released. Fill out relevant part of the pre-shift form If problems arise during shift, make note on form. Turn in form at end of shift. Tram to work place Place the boom in a safe zone Turn off compressor Raise outriggers Release brakes Operate the joy stick Push forward and hold to move forward Push back and hold to move in reverse Push right and hold to move right Push left and hold to move left Never disable self centering control This is a self-centering joystick; if you let go of the joystick, it will return to neutral / stop position. Ensure safe travel to work place Observed roof and rib conditions Yield to other mobile equipment Do not tram over exposed trailing cables Tram to work site Position bolter to begin bolt installation Work area examination Observed roof and rib condition Exposed trailing cables Other mobile equipment Exposed hanging cables Pedestrian traffic Set up in work place Apply park brakes Set all outriggers Place turret in up right position Assure the turret rotate switch is the drill position Press and hold reverse rotation toggle switch to assure the magazine is fully rotated. Place the turret rotate switch to the bolt position Place turret on floor Reduce engine motor speed to auto Assure hydraulic system is unloaded by disengaging unloading valve Shut off engine Don PPE Exit cab Use three point contact Proceed to the back side of the turret Pull up the magazine rotation manual lock Rotate magazine manually in a counter clockwise direction Stop rotation at last bolt slot Place hydraulic line in a safe location Could slide in and cause problems Return to the basket in front of the bolter Assemble Bolts Place bolt bundles on frame of bolter across basket Remove tie wires from bolt bundles Do not leave ties on mine floor (house keeping) Place the nut end of bolts on mine floor Remove tie wire from bolt plates Remove expansion anchor shell from bolts Place the plate on the bolt Place the embossed side upward Replace the anchor shell Prepare ten bolts Load the Bolt Magazine Carry prepared bolts to the turret Use correct lifting procedure; do not attempt to carry too many at one time. Place bolt into the first storage slot Place plate end down Rotate the bolt magazine manually clockwise to the next slot. Repeat installation until bolt magazine is full Assure all bolts are in place Rotate clockwise until  magazine manually locks into position Attempt to rotate it counter clock wise to ensure the magazine manual lock is locked. Prepare for Bolt Installation Enter cab Use three point contact Start roof bolter Engage hydraulic unloading valve Place engine speed to full Turn on air compressor and observe gauge Must obtain 140 psi Raise boom approximately five feet above floor Flip turret rotation toggle switch to drill position Install Test Bolt Maneuver boom tilt and roll function to contact centra stinger against rib Extend secondary stinger against the rib Holds in place to prevent further movement Flip the drill motor feed switch to the forward position using your right thumb and pointer finger Flip the pelletizer/water switch using your left thumb and pointer finger to the on position. Place the drill rotation motor switch to the forward position using the left hand Drilling has started Drill feed has stop Flip the drill motor feed switch to the reverse position using your right thumb and pointer finger Flip  the pelletizer/water switch using your left thumb and pointer finger to the off position. Turn drill rotation motor off Turn off when drill steel is three feet out of the hole.  This cleans out the hole and extends the bit life Engage the magazine rotation switch forward, loading bolt into grabber Flip the turret rotate switch to bolt Engage the feed switch forward Flip centralizer switch to open position after the bolt has reached two thirds penetration This permits the plate and motor to pass through the centralizer. Flip bolt driver switch to forward position once bolt is fully inserted Observe torque pressure gage to proper torque installation Torque to 2000 psi. this permits bolt to torque to the proper range Flip bolter driver switch to neutral position Place feed switch into reverse position Retract secondary stinger Swing boom away from rib once the motor reaches the end of travel Flip centralizer switch to close position Flip turret rotation switch to drill Rotate and center boom to upright position Lower boom to rest on the mine floor Switch engine speed to auto Position torque wrench on the cab floor Exit cab Use three points of contact Remove torque wrench Proceed to the test bolt Check bolt torque Torque to 150 FP Notify maintenance if torque is incorrect Install Bolt into Roof Maneuver boom tilt and roll function to contact centra stinger against the roof Extend secondary stinger against the roof Holds in place and prevents further movement Flip the drill motor feed switch to the forward position using your right thumb and pointer finger Flip  the pelletizer/water switch using your left thumb and pointer finger to the on position Place the drill rotation motor switch to the forward position using the left hand Drilling has started Drill feed has stopped Flip the drill motor feed switch to the reverse position using your right thumb and pointer finger Flip  the pelletizer/water switch using your left thumb and pointer finger to the off position. Turn off drill rotation motor Turn off when drill steel is three feet out of the hole This cleans out hole and extends bit life. Engage the magazine rotation switch forward, loading bolt into grabber Flip the turret rotate switch to bolt Engage the feed switch forward Flip centralizer switch to open position after the bolt has reach two thirds penetration This permits the plate and motor to pass through the centralizer. Flip bolt driver switch to forward position once bolt is fully inserted Observe torque pressure gage to proper torque installation Torque to 2000 psi this permit the bolt to be torque to the proper range Flip bolter driver switch to neutral position Place feed switch into reverse position Retract secondary stinger Lower boom away from roof once the motor reaches the end of travel Flip centralizer switch to close position Flip turret rotation switch back to drill Swing boom over to next bolt location Place bolts approximately six feet apart unless conditions warrants Bolt pattern will be according to supervisor instructions Tram to the next location See Duty: "Tram to the Workplace" End of Shift Activities Tram bolter to a safe location Lower outriggers Apply park brakes Turn on air compressor switch Exit cab Use three points of contact Unwrap wash down hose It is mounted on the front right side of the cab. Turn on water valve Wash turret structure This removes the pelletizing slurry from key components and prevents wear Turn off water Hang up the wash down hose Enter cab Use three points of contact Turn off compressor switch Swing boom to rib Minimize damage by passing mobile equipment Lower boom approximately one foot above floor Assure all switches are in  neutral position Place engine speed control switch to auto Disengage unloading valve Turn off ignition Exit cab Use three point contact Turn off main switch Chock wheels This prevents unplanned movement. Travel to production office Complete roof bolting report Turn in pre-shift report Document discrepancies on work request form. This initials the work order process Communicate with the on coming roof bolter operator Walk  to the man cage Open shaft gate Open man cage door Enter man cage Close and secure shaft gate Sound hoist signals Follow posted hoist signals Listen for return signal from hoist man Close man cage door when proper return signal is received Travel to surface Exit man cage, close and latch door Watch your step when exiting man cage Open shaft landing gate, pass through, close and latch gate Give appropriate hoist signal to hoistman Enter change room Tag out Place mine light on charger This ensures the light is ready for use on your next scheduled shift Replace Worn Steel Tilt turret forward Lower boom to comfortable working height Place all switches in neutral position Turn off compressor switch Place engine speed control to auto Disengage unloading valve Turn off engine Remove key from ignition Lock out tag out Refer to company lock out tag out policy Exit cab Use three point contact Acquire two pipe wrenches Wrenches are found in tool box out side cab Unscrew steel Remove steel Place worn / broken steel in basket until end of day Operator will dispose of damaged steel at end of shift in designated area Obtain steel from storage Apply anti-seizing compound to steel threads and adaptor Replace with new steel by screwing steel into adaptor Replace Worn Bit Tilt turret forward Lower boom to comfortable working height Place all switch in neutral position Turn off compressor switch Place engine speed control to auto Disengage unloading valve Turn off engine Remove key from ignition  lock out tag out See company policy Obtain hand tools Pliers Hammer Screw driver Obtain replacement bit and cotter pin Exit cab Use three point contact Travel to turret Remove old bit and pin Operator will dispose of damaged bits at end of shift in the designated area Replace with new bit and cotter pin New bit will drill faster