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Hand Scaler

Hand Scaler
 Orientation (Outside) Pre-shift Meeting Preshift Equipment Set-up Abnormal/Emergency Procedures End of Shift Procedures Shutdown Procedures Hand Scaling Driving Equipment
1. Orientation (Outside)
Post-shot
Explain about carbon monoxide
Symptoms of exposure
Notify foreman of exposure
Explain about oxides of nitrogen
Symptoms of exposure
Notify foreman of exposure
Explain that shots have to be watered before scaling
Explain safety equipment
Explain safety harness
Safety glasses
Gloves
Hardhat
Cap light
Radio
Self-rescuer
Check in/out tags
First-aid Kit
Explain scaling bar
Lenght (minimum of 6 feet)
Explain damage you find
Keeping tip sharp
Explain purpose of rubber cab on end of bar
Paint for dates
Hazard Communication
Location of Material Safety Data Sheets
Discuss types of hazard chemicals
Review/discuss Hazcom Program
Discuss geology/black seams
2. Pre-shift Meeting
Foreman discusses conditions underground (Equipment/Environment) - if necessary
Foreman gives location/heading to scale
Mine 1
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Mine 3
Conditions
Decide which machine to use
Single-lift
Double-lift
Triple-lift
Location of machine/s
Determine which type of scaling
Gradaled
Face scaling
Pile scaling
Bottom scaling
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3. Preshift Equipment
Elliot
Check fluid levels
Engine
Pony Motor
Fuel
Physical Walkaround (outside cab)
Glass
Frame
Steps
Fuel tank
Hand rail
Tires
Hoses
Inside Cab (Engine On)
Fire extinquisher
Gage
Hose
Seal
Standard transmission
Wipers
Housekeeping
Lights
Seatbelts
Back-up Alarm
Mirrors
Defroster
Gauges
Check/set park brake
Start pony motor
On position - left side
On/off switch - right side
Legs/Outriggers
Clear area around machine
Persons
Equipment
Extraneous materials
Solid-footing
Set legs/outriggers
Check leveling of machine
Check for air/fluid leaks
Check boom/basket
Ground level
Check movement in all directions
Switch controls to basket
Hosing/guard
Check boom bolts
Check for welds/cracks/breakage/hoses (boom and basket)
Inside basket
Personal Protective Equipment
Movement/swivel
Controls/Switch
Repeat movement tests
Test lights
Paint
Housekeeping
Foot pedal/deadman
Retract legs/outriggers
Switch to ground control
JLG Manlift
Check fluid levels
Engine
Fuel
Physical Walkaround
Frame
Steps
Fuel tank
Hand rail
Tires
Hoses
Engine On
Fire extinquisher
Gage
Hose
Seal
Lights
Back-up Alarm
Gauges
Check/set park brake
Check for air/fluid leaks
Check boom/basket
Ground level
Check movement in all directions
Switch controls to basket
Hosing/guard
Check boom bolts
Check for welds/cracks/breakage/hoses (boom and basket)
Check ground level controls
Inside basket
Personal Protective Equipment
Movement/swivel
Controls/Switch
Repeat movement tests
Test lights
Paint
Housekeeping
Foot pedal/deadman
4. Set-up
Elliot
Position vehicle
Determine set-up location
Type of pile/shot
Previous scaling
Previous date/scaling marks
Observe the G's
Do not scale into/or near tunnel where blasters are
Start pony motor
On position - left side
On/off switch - right side
Legs/Outriggers
Clear area around machine
Persons
Equipment
Extraneous materials
Solid-footing
Set legs/outriggers
Check leveling of machine
Set park brake
Check for air/fluid leaks
Operate boom/basket
Inside basket
Personal Protective Equipment
Movement/swivel
Controls/Switch
Repeat movement tests
Turn on lights
Paint
Housekeeping
Foot pedal/deadman
JLG
Position vehicle
Determine set-up location
Type of pile/shot
Previous scaling
Previous date/scaling marks
Observe the G's
Do not scale into/or near tunnel where blasters are
Check for air/fluid leaks
Operate boom/basket
Inside basket
Personal Protective Equipment
Movement/swivel
Controls/Switch
Repeat movement tests
Turn on lights
Paint
Housekeeping
Foot pedal/deadman
Clear around the machine
Persons
Extraneous Materials
Equipment
Solid-footing
5. Abnormal/Emergency Procedures
Basket stuck in air
Radio
Radio foreman
Radio mechanics
Without radio communications
Use spotlight (blinking to attract attention)
Stay calm
Do not attempt to climb down boom
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Abnormal roof
Contact foreman
Use gradall
Hand scale
Consider bolting
Dealing with roof water
Contact foreman
Injury
Assess/determine seriousness of injury
Lower basket
Contact foreman/call for help
Follow emergency Plan
Provide first-aid
Fire
Assess/determine extent of fire
Extinquish, if possible
Radio foreman
Major fire
Activate mine notification system
Follow mine escape plan
6. End of Shift Procedures
Parking vehicle
Determine location based on weather
Winter
Summer
Point wheels to rib
Apply air brakes
Place radio on charger
Do tag-out
Submit paperwork
Communicate to foreman any hazardous conditions
7. Shutdown Procedures
Eliott
Paint date on roof where you stopped at
Paint date on ribs at loader window height
Bring boom down center of truck
Clear area around machine
Contact foreman and tell him of intent to move
Receive instructions from foreman
Retract legs/outriggers
Shut down pony motor
JLG
Paint date on roof where you stopped at
Paint date on ribs at loader window height
Bring boom down
Insert locking pin in center of boom
8. Hand Scaling
Donn harness
Get in basket
Hook lanyard up
Have radio/rescuer
Paint
Personal Protective Equipment
Muck Pile scaling
Scaling pattern depends on lay of rock
Scale patterns
Left-to-right
Right-to-left
Center
Five foot advances
Roof, rib, advance and repeat
Do not take boom past the side outriggers (elliot only)
Paint line (2-3 feet) where you stop scaling, enter date in front of the line
Face scaling
Scaling pattern depends on lay of rock
Scale patterns
Center
Right-to-left
Left-to-right
Five foot advances
Roof, rib, advance and repeat
Do not take boom past the side outriggers (elliot only)
Measure 24' from floor and paint solid line (2-3' in length)
Show scaling completion by dropping down 4' and painting another line with date between two lines
Bottom scaling
Do not take boom past the side outriggers (eliot only)
Scale pattern depends on lay or rock
Scale patterns
Center
Right-to-left
Left-to-right
Five foot advances
Roof, rib, advance and repeat
Roof must be scaled five foot inby areas where bottom has been shot or to the face
Draw 2-3 foot "X" with month on left of X and day on right of X indicating bottom is ready to drill
Evaluating ground
Look at roof
Pockets
Seams
Cracks
Layers
Flat rock
Mud seams
Sound and vibration
drummy - bad
Hollow - bad
Ping - good
Look for misfires
White blasting cord
Date, if found
Report to foreman
Cone/mark/secure area
Leave the area
Determine need for gradall work
Contact foreman
Contact gradall operator
Barring techniques
Pry down
Pry up
Lift with legs
Use body weight
Wear PPE
Change body position
Bar outside of basket
Hold end of bar in palm of hand
Do not bar over the boom
Never scale against rib when there is no escape route from falling rock
9. Driving Equipment
Elliot
Test radio
Turn head lights on
Follow speed limit - 15 mph
Production equipment has right-of-way
Wear seatbelt
Obey/follow signs
Beware of oncoming traffic
Show caution at corners
Sound audible alarm before moving
Be aware of other equipment
Communicate intentions to co-workers
Use low gear when descending grade
Monitor air pressure on brakes
Monitor road conditions
Winter - be aware of ice
Roadways and roof
Visibility
Icing
Fogging
Can use strobe light bounce to indicate rib
Allow time for eye adjustment
JLG
Lock boom in place before driving
Test radio
Turn head lights on
Follow speed limit - 15 mph
Production equipment has right-of-way
Wear safety harness
Obey/follow signs
Beware of oncoming traffic
Show caution at corners
Sound audible alarm before moving
Be aware of other equipment
Communicate intentions to co-workers
Monitor road conditions
Winter - be aware of ice
Roadways and roof
Visibility
Icing
Fogging
Can use strobe light bounce to indicate rib
Allow time for eye adjustment
Explain all Operating Controls
Foot pedal
Steep grades
Drive in reverse (basket first)
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