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Start of Shift Activities Clock-In Don PPE Steel Toed Boots Rubber or Leather gloves Work Gloves/Welding Gloves Safety Glasses Clear Shaded Hard Hat Hearing Protection Where Required and noted with signs. Both plugs and muffs are available based on individual preference. Obtain Communication (Radio) Get radio from charger Put on channel #1 Turn Radio On Listen for the audible beep Secure Radio in pocket or holder Talk to Supervisor Discuss any special tasks or duties Discuss turn-over information from maintenance shift Attend Safety Meeting Wednesday's at 6:30 am Obtain the detailed checklist for the Pre-operational Vehicle Inspection Red tag and inform shop mechanic if defects are found on any safety items Check Park Brake Set brake and attempt to move while in third gear Conduct in safe place Check Service Brakes Check Fluids Check Oil Check Coolant Check Power steering Check Windshield wiper Check Fuel Ensure that the correct type of fuel is used Check Brake Check Lights Cleanliness Operational Check Back-up alarm If defective, red tag and inform shop mechanic Check Horn Check Wipers Check Seat belt Red Tag all Safety Defects Check Windows and glass Check Mirrors Conduct a Visual Check of Battery Cables Check Belts for wear/cracking Check Welder and Welding Leads Check Tire Condition Check Fire Extinguisher Check Oxygen/Acetylene Bottles Check if full check to make sure they are secure Check hose,gauge and torch condition Check gauges for cracks and grease Ensure that both cylinder valves are closed, oxygen first, bleed the pressure, and loosen both regulator valves Refer to Employee Safety Handbook Check for proper housekeeping Ensure that chocks are present Fire-Up "B" Pit Radio "A" Pit Conveyorman to start when he is ready Inspect to ensure that conveyors are operating, while in vehicle Check for proper belt tracking Check splices Look for General Malfunctions  Check for misalignment Look for smoke Listen for unusual noises Check for slipping Inspect Guarding Always put guards back in place when finished; shut down operation if guard needs replaced or fixed Notice Gearbox problems Look for leaks, heat, and noises Check V-belts Ensure start-up alarm is working by listening for it Inspect and Start Trash Pump check oil fill up with gas prime the pump remove cap fill with water and leave cap off Turn on Switch Pull the Choke Pull the Start Cord Turn off Choke after pump starts Check for circulation on pump(observe water gushing from pump cap area) Turn on/off switch to off position Replace prime cap Turn switch back on Pull start cord to start pump Ensure Material Flow Observe the transfer points Ensure material is flowing on belts Check for spillage Check for blockage Look for General Malfunctions Check for Misalignment Look for Smoke Listen for Unusual Noises Check for Slipping Inspect Guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding Look for any gearbox problems Check V-belts Berm & Highwall Inspection in "B" Pit Obtain and Follow Workplace Examination Checklist If any defects are found, contact supervisor and/or loader operator. Refer to MSHA's and Company Policy Observe and follow all posted safety signs Check Berms Check areas of the pond, highwall, and feeder ramp berms Ensure they are mid-axle height to the largest equipment on roadway This is a back up check for the loader operator Check Pit Floor (rocks & steel) This is a backup check for the loader operator Check highwall Check height This is a backup check for the loader operator Check angle of repose This is a backup check for the loader operator Check for undercuts This is a backup check for the loader operator Notify the loader and Marion operator that Conveyorman is in the area Loader and Marion operators have the right-of-way at all times; stay away from the travel path of Marion "B" Pit Inspection(Belts & Feeder) Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding Check Belts Check Rollers Check Bearings Check Gear Box Check Head Pulley Check Tail Pulley Check Wipers Check for water flow at belly of the feeder belt Reduces heat build-up and helps clean stray material Check Grizzly Pump Check for hydraulic leaks Refer to Glacier's Environmental Response Plan Check fluid level on hydraulic pump Refer to Glacier's Environmental Response Plan; check the site glass for proper fluid level Inspect FC16 Conveyor Belt Check Tail Pulley Area Check the impact rubber for cracks, lagging, and alignment Ensure that skirting is secured Check for wear Check tail bearing Check for heat and unusual noises Check tail pulley Visual Inspection Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Head Pulley Area Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Check for cracks, lagging and alignment Check Bearings Check Gear Box Check for leaks, over-heating and unusual noise Check Wiper Check for contact to the belt Check Snubber Pulley Check for cracks and wear Check Motor Check for heat and unusual noise;check electrical connections; check for proper bushing and bare wires Check V-Belts Check for alignment, wear, tension Inspect FC16 Mid-Section Check for bad rollers Proper spinning, holes, rollers aren't cutting the belt or return roller brackets Inspect E-Stop Cords Check for proper tension Check for proper box mounting Inspect FC15 Conveyor Belt Check Tail Pulley Area Check the impact rubber for cracks, lagging, and alignment Ensure that skirting is secured Check for wear Check tail bearing Check tail pulley Visual inspection Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Head Pulley Area Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Check for cracks, lagging and alignment Check bearings Check Gear Box Check for leaks, over-heating and unusual noise Check Wiper Check for contact to the belt Check Snubber Pulley Check for cracks and wear Check Motor Check for heat and unusual noise;check electrical connections; check for proper bushing and bare wires Check V-Belts Check for alignment, wear & tension Inspect FC15 Mid-Section Check for bad rollers Proper spinning, holes, rollers aren't cutting the belt or return roller brackets Inspect E-Stop Cords Check for proper tension Check for proper box mounting Inspection of MCC (Motor Control Center) for "B" Pit Inspect fire extinguisher Inspect housekeeping Remove all combustible materials from the MCC Ensure that lock out tag out board is maintained Check for hazardous electrical conditions Check lights and light covers Check cable installation Check labels Check cover plates Inspect FC14 Conveyor Belt Check Tail Pulley Area Check the impact rubber for cracks, lagging, and alignment Ensure that skirt is secured Check for wear Check tail bearing Inspect cable and sheaves for the gravity take-up Insure that trolley is on track Check tail pulley Visual Inspection Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Area Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Check for cracks, lagging and alignment Check bearings Check for over-heating and unusual noise Check Gear Box Check for leaks, over-heating and unusual noise Check Wiper Check for contact to the belt Check Snubber Pulley Check for cracks and wear Check Motor Check for heat and unusual noise;check electrical connections; check for proper bushing and bare wires Check V-Belts Check for alignment, wear, tension Inspect FC14 Mid-Section Check for bad rollers Proper spinning, holes, rollers aren't cutting the belt or return roller brackets Inspect E-Stop Cords Check for proper tension Check for proper box mounting Inspect FC13 Conveyor Belt Check Tail Pulley Area Check the impact rubber for cracks, lagging, and alignment Ensure that skirting is secured Check for wear Check tail bearing Check tail pulley Visual inspection Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Area Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Check for cracks, lagging and alignment Check bearings Check for over-heating and unusual noise Check Gear Box Check for leaks, noise, over-heating Check Wiper Check for contact to the belt Check Snubber Pulley Check for cracks and wear Check Motor Check for heat and unusual noise;check electrical connections; check for proper bushing and bare wires Check V-Belts Check for alignment, wear, tension Inspect FC13 Mid-Section Check for bad rollers Proper spinning, holes, rollers aren't cutting the belt or return roller brackets Inspect E-Stop Cords Check for proper tension Check for proper box mounting Inspect FC12 Conveyor Belt Check Tail Pulley Area Check the impact rubber for cracks, lagging, and alignment Ensure that skirting is secured Check for wear Check tail bearing Check tail pulley Visual inspection Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Area Check for proper guarding Shut down operation to repair or replace defective guarding; ensure that it is secure and in place; no contact with moving parts Check Head Pulley Check for cracks, lagging and alignment Check bearings Check for over-heating and unusual noise Check Gear Box Check for leaks, over-heating and unusual noise Check Wiper Check for contact to the belt Check Snubber Pulley Check for cracks and wear Check Motor Check for heat and unusual noise;check electrical connections; check for proper bushing and bare wires Check V-Belts Check for alignment, wear, tension Inspect FC12 Mid-Section Check all rollers Proper spinning, holes, rollers aren't cutting the belt or return brackets Inspect lighting in tunnel Ensure that lights are working and guards are in place Inspect housekeeping Check for clear walkway and no accumulation of extra materials Inspect E-Stop Cords Check for proper tension Check for proper box mounting Inspect FC12 MCC Inspect fire extinguisher Inspect housekeeping Remove all combustible materials from the MCC Ensure that lock out tag out board is maintained Check for hazardous electrical conditions Check lights and light covers Check cable installation Check labels Check cover plates Preventative Maintenance Obtain grease from the oil container Oil container is in shop Fill grease gun Follow grease schedule Grease the bearings that are listed Inspect the grease lines and zerk fittings If broken line is discovered repair if accessible. If not accessible make appropriate note on PM sheet Look for visible grease around the bearing This ensures that the bearing is properly lubricated.  The old grease is pushed out and new grease is inserted Housekeeping Obtain water truck Conveyorman must be properly task trained prior to operating the water truck Ensure that wheels are properly chocked Start water truck to build air on truck Turn valve on to start water to fill water truck up Valve is located at the bottom of the water stand pipe Turn off water when truck is full To prevent spillage. If spillage occurs halt water check flow path, if entering the slough, estimate the cleanliness and volume of the water and  immediately notify plant manager Proceed to "B" pit via "A" pit roadway If gate is locked contact supervisor Proceed in low gear when traveling down the hill Refer to site map and policy Proceed to areas that require cleanup Go to the dirtiest area first Refer to work area exam Park truck in a safe area Set parking brake to prevent unexpected movement Engage PTO to start the pump Engage throttle to maximum To provide maximum water pressure chock wheels Remove and un-wind water hose Lay out hose in the proper area before opening water valve Open valve on rear of truck slowly Grab the end of the water hose Discharge end Open the hose nozzle slowly To maintain control of the hose Clean transfer points thoroughly as possible Do not spray water directly on bearings or electrical motors/equipment Roll up water hose Remove and store wheel chocks Store chocks in storage box on rear of truck Re-set throttle to idle This is done to disengage the PTO and to prevent equipment damage Turn off pump by disengaging PTO Do this when water pressure drops for the first time Disengage parking brake Return to water stand and repeat fill up procedures When traveling "B" pit roadway, beware of potential slippery road conditions Do not follow other persons or equipment up roadway Proceed to any other areas that need to be cleaned after water truck is filled again Refer to work place examination for areas that require clean up Spill Response Ensure personal and co-worker safety Determine the source of the spill and halt if possible Refer to company policy Collect appropriate cleanup/containment materials Containment materials are at the shop: diapers, booms (worse case use berms or cover with soil) Contain, limit, or stop the spill Notify the supervisor immediately If supervisor is not available use environmental call-out and response plan sheet until someone is contacted Determine the type, approximate time, location and quantity of the spill Bag contaminated soil and clean-up materials Place in proper container Unplug Transfer Points Shut down the two preceding, and following belts of the plugged area Prevents injury and equipment damage Lock-out and tag-out the belts that were turned off Follow the company policy regarding lock and tag out procedures Analyze and discuss the task prior to beginning work To gain consensus in the safest and most effective way to correct the problem Obtain tools, equipment and/or safety items that are required to make the proper repair May need fall protection and/or confined space permit Remove the accessible material Hose out Material-Step 1 This is the first step that must be taken Hose out as much material as possible from the top first Unplug from the top-Step 2 Dislodge as much material as possible If this step is not successful then dislodge as much material as possible from the bottom Unplug from the bottom-Step 3 Remove the back door and dislodge as much material as possible Miner should use caution when opening door because of falling material hazards Entering transfer point-Step 4 Obtain a confined space entry permit from the MCC room Obtain a cell phone from the shop Obtain (multi-gas) sniffer, located at the shop Obtain life line from the shop Obtain ladder Fill out confined space permit Ensure that there is an attendant and/or entry supervisor at the rock box  before entry Without an attendant you can't enter the confined space Take gas test and document readings (done by attendant) No entry permitted if outside the gas parameters Inspect and put on safety harness Complete inspection documents Locate and hook up the life line to the appropriate attachment point Position and tie off the ladder See company policy on ladders Attach lanyard to the attachment point Devices will be capable of supporting 5000 pounds or more Place pry bar in box Descend ladder Maintain three points of contact.  Do not carry tools while descending or ascending the ladder Take and record another gas test (done by the attendant) Dislodge materials If unsuccessful contact supervisor and assess the condition Exit the confined space Remove ladder and clean up all tools and materials and return them to the appropriate areas Complete the confined space permit (done by attendant/supervisor) Permit is placed in time box Remove the lock out/tag out devices Follow company policy regarding lock out procedures Energize the circuits Belt Training Training Bottom Determine which direction the belt is misaligned Obtain 2 lb sledge hammer Strike the return roller bracket in the direction of the belt travel to train the belt away from you; (or) Strike the roller bracket in the opposite direction of the belt travel to train the belt toward you Observe the belt alignment for several rotations before attempting to adjust again Training Top Determine which direction the belt is misaligned Obtain 2 lb sledge hammer Strike the troughing roller in the direction of the belt travel to train the belt away from you; (or) Strike the troughing roller in the opposite direction of the belt travel to train the belt toward you Observe the belt alignment for several rotations before attempting to adjust again Training Tail Apply grease to the take-up side misaligned Observe the belt For several rotations before attempting to adjust again Belt Splicing Spot the belt Position the splice in a safe location of the top side of belt Assess the position of the splice and make adjustments if necessary Lock/tag-out Belt Refer to company policy Obtain the following tools needed to splice belt: Template to determine belt and clips size Four Clamp bars and four glometers Two 3 ton  com-a-longs Check for bent hooks, safety latch and damage to the chain Impact gun Be certain it has been ground tested Flex-Co splicing tools Driver, spoon, cutters, and breaker Bucket of Flex-Cos Splicing board Razor knife Requires sharp blade Straight edge or square Claw hammer Extension cord Be certain it has been ground tested Face shield To be used when grinding 4.5 inch Grinder Be certain that it has been ground tested, and has guard Inspect tools needed to splice belt Obtain, inspect, and use fall protection To be used when there is a danger of falling Place the required tools at or near the location of the splice Install belt clamps Leave enough room to space the clamps as far as the com-a-longs will permit Position and tension both com-a-longs simultaneously Position splice board under belt and on top of the com-a-long chain The board should be centered on the existing splice Cut out the old splice using a straight edge The cut needs to be straight Install splicing template Drill holes Remove Template Install Flex-Cos (Clips) on both sides Realign both side of the belt Install caps and nuts Tighten nuts with a nut driver Break off the studs using a breaker tool Grind and clean to remove sharp edges Use face shield Loosen the com-a-longs simultaneously Remove the com-a-longs Remove clamps Remove splice board Clean up and re-store tools Remove locks and tags End of Shift Activities Signal the loader operator to stop feeding the plant At appropriate time Proceed to the control tower Turn off the power to feeder, FC16, 15, 14, 13, and FC12 Ensure that the belts are cleaned off prior to turning off power Remove power in proper sequence Pick up the loader operator if required Shut and lock the gate if the last person out The permit requires that no activity occurs after 6:00 PM Park service truck on the line Chock tires when parked on line Post-Op the service truck (Company Policy) Lock tool box Check oxygen and acetylene bottles Replace if necessary, make sure that they are bled off and secured Note any damage that may have occurred during the shift Leave the vehicle in operational condition for the next individual Return PPE to locker Replace any unusable PPE Place radio in charger Turn in paperwork Grease schedule Pre-Op "B" Pit Inspection Sheet Safety Harness Inspection Clock out Go home in the condition you came in