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Joy 10SC 32 Shuttle Car Operator

Joy 10SC 32 Shuttle Car Operator
Duty 1: Start-of-Shift Activities Duty 2: Conduct examinations Duty 3: Control Functions Duty 4: Pre-op on Shuttle Car - Power Off Duty 5: Pre-op on Shuttle Car - Power On Duty 6:  Tramming Duty 7: Loading Duty 8: Dumping Duty 9: End-of-shift activities Duty 10: Unusual Situations, Emergencies, Non-routine duties
1. Duty 1: Start-of-Shift Activities
Check in/Tag in Priority 2
Change clothes
Get CSE SR-100 Priority 3
Check indicators Priority 3
Conduct visual examination Priority 3
Seal and dents
Obtain PPE Priority 2
Metacarpal Gloves
Safety glasses
Hearing protection
Metatarsal safety shoes
Leather boots strongly recommended
Respirator
Reflective material on clothing
Hard hat
Cap lamp
Get radio
Conduct function test
Obtain tools
hammer
nails and spads
utility knife
channel locks
Meet w/foreman Priority 2
Discuss section activities Priority 2
Supplies
Condition of section
Cutting sequence
Condition of shuttle car
Maintenance needed on shuttle car
Attend safety talk Priority 2
Discuss roof control plan Priority 2
Bolted/unbolted areas
Enter the mine
Ensure clearance is granted (track mines only) Priority 3
Get on mantrip
Put on safety glasses Priority 2
Ensure mantrip has been pre-op'd
2. Duty 2: Conduct examinations
Exit mantrip
Conduct work place examination Priority 3
Observe for mobile equipment
Check for bad top Priority 2
Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water
Check for loose ribs Priority 2
Check for cracks, brows and sloughage
Look for uneven bottom
Ledges and potholes
Check for slip/trip hazards while walking
Check ventilation Priority 3
Check fly pads and line curtains
Check for damaged bolts Priority 2
Visually inspect shuttle car cable (power off) Priority 3
Check condition of splices Priority 3
Check for cuts/nicks Priority 3
Check for deformities in cable Priority 3
Check for torn jacket Priority 3
Check the anchor Priority 3
Make sure main breaker on car is off and tagged out in operator's deck
Ensure cable is hung properly from anchor to power center Priority 2
Examine tail piece and feeder
Check for spillage
Check spill boards
Check for tripping hazards
Check guarding
tail roller
couplings
Check gob switch
location
function
Check area around tailpiece for spillage
Check box check at tail piece
Check for water on the belt
Correct and/or report any unsafe conditions Priority 3
Start belt
Start feeder
Conduct travel way examination Priority 3
You may see hazards walking travelway that you wouldn't see riding
Check for unsupported top Priority 2
Rounded corners, missing bolts, unbolted areas
Check for bad top Priority 2
Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water
Check for loose ribs Priority 2
Cracks
Brows
Sloughage
Look for uneven bottom
Check for ledges, potholes, rocks in and on roadway
Check for slip/trip hazards while walking
Check for cable locations and slack
Miner, roof bolter
Check fly pads before tramming through Priority 2
Check for damaged bolts Priority 2
Correct and/or report any unsafe conditions Priority 3
3. Duty 3: Control Functions
Stay in deck at all times while testing deck controls Priority 3
Give trainee adequate time to learn and practice these controls
Use picture of deck controls to train
Demonstrate panic bar Priority 3
Push to shut the machine down
Activates two different controls (electric switch and hydraulic valve)
Start the pump motor
Demonstrate the pump tram speed switch
Rotate to the start position
spring loaded to center to "high tram on"
Manually select tram speed
high, medium, slow speeds or "pump off" position
Demonstrate directional switch function
rotational switch forward/backward
Demonstrate the tram pedal function Priority 2
will automatically center to stop
Demonstrate foot brake function Priority 2
Demonstrate park brake palm valve function
Press palm valve and pump lever to 500/600 psi to disengage brake
Demonstrate the manual park brake release Priority 2
Demonstrate boom function
Up and down lever (hydraulic valve)
Demonstrate steering function
hydraulic lever
Demonstrate conveyor motor snap switch function Priority 2
At start, spring loaded to the "on" position
Demonstrate light switch function
Demonstrate audible alarm function
Explain fire suppression system activation
Pull pin, push plunger
Demonstrate seatbelt usage
Explain need for usage
Refer to tramming procedures
Demonstrate counter function
Demonstrate cable reel diversion valve located in cable reel compartment
Ensure park brake is set or shuttle car is blocked against motion Priority 3
releases the cable reel to pull cable off
Demonstrate pump compartment controls
Demonstrate oil fill valve
Demonstrate body jacks diversion valve
two position valve (on/off)
Show and explain offside fire suppression activator function
Demonstrate body jack valve bank functions located at operators side of tram motor
Demonstrate four valves (up, down for each jack)
Demonstrate panel box controls
Demonstrate conveyor forward/reverse switch
Demonstrate main machine breaker
Demonstrate traction breaker
Demonstrate control breaker
breaks 110 voltage
4. Duty 4: Pre-op on Shuttle Car - Power Off
Start at shive wheel
Check shive wheel for material build up
Clean as needed
Check to see if shive wheel turns
Grease the shive wheels
obtain grease gun from feeder
Check cable compartment Priority 2
Check for material build up Priority 2
clean as needed Priority 2
Check level wind Priority 2
Assure cable is spooling evenly Priority 2
Check the diversion valve for on position
Check drive chain oiler for operation
Check cable slack on reel
Slack may need to be added or removed
Check for oil leaks
Check wheel units
Check to ensure wheels bolts are in place and tight Priority 2
Wheel units will be checked as they are encountered
Check for oil leaks
Check tire condition
Check tie rods
Check for material build up
Remove rocks, mud and other debris by barring or water, if available
Check body lift jacks to ensure they are in up position
Check pump compartment
Check for oil leaks
Check two diversion valves to ensure they are off
Oil fill
Body jacks
Check filter for leaks
Check for material buildup
Clean as needed
Check tram motor (right)
Check for material buildup
clean as needed
Check for leaks
Check fire suppression activator
Do not activate
Check wet brakes
hydraulic leaks
Grease tail shaft and grease manifold (right)
3 to 4 pumps
See lube diagram
Conduct visual exam of chain from load end of shuttle car
Check lights Priority 2
Check to see if lights are missing or damaged
Check tram motor (left)
Check for material buildup
clean as needed
Check for leaks
Check fire suppression activator
Do not activate
Check wet brakes
hydraulic leaks
Grease tail shaft (left)
Examine body lift jacks valve bank
Should be in off position
Examine main contactor panel
Visually check packing glands
Check for loose or missing bolts
Check lead seals
Check rub rail for damage
Ensure panel is secure
Ensure breakers are in the on position
Check for material buildup
clean as necessary
Grease two manifolds
3 to 4 pumps
See lube diagram
Examine operator's compartment
Check for material build up
clean as necessary
Check for oil leaks
Check bell
Check slate bar
Check fire suppression button
Check shuttle car counters or chalk
Check mechanical function of brake pedal, tram pedal and panic bar Priority 2
Check the manual brake release Priority 2
Hold in palm valve and pump the lever to check
If necessary to check from outside deck area, car must be chocked/angled against rib
Check condition of seat and seatbelt
Check canopy bolts Priority 2
present and tight
Check screen between compartment and conveyor chain Priority 2
Ensure it is there and clean
Check conveyor motor
Check for oil leaks
Check for buildup of debris
Check conduit and packing gland
Visually examine lights for damage Priority 2
Check to see if lights are missing or damaged
5. Duty 5: Pre-op on Shuttle Car - Power On
Conduct following power on pre-op checks
These are all functional tests and all components should start and stop at design
Check lights
1 light out - report
2 lights out on same end - shut down
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Turn pump on
Turn pump off with panic bar Priority 3
Check start/stop speed control
If tram speeds are not functioning properly, report immediately
If you only have high tram speed, don't operate car (could damage internal electrical components)
Check park brakes Priority 3
Check park brake first
Service brake next
Check steering Priority 2
Steering defects are normally considered out of service criteria
Check forward and reverse switch and tram function
Check conveyor chain on/off switch
Check boom raise/lower lever
Look for cable pick up Priority 2
6. Duty 6: Tramming
Put seatbelt on Priority 2
Keep all body parts with the deck compartment Priority 3
Clear persons out of shuttle car Red Zone Priority 3
Set directional switch Priority 2
Sound audible alarm before tramming (voice or bell) Priority 3
Serves as a warning to persons in area
Start pump
Adjust tram speed using tram dial Priority 2
See Duty on Controls
Release park brake
Push button in (palm valve)
Check brake pressure Priority 2
Pressure should be around 500/600 psi
Brake pressure should increase to aprx. 1200 psi after steering is activated
Check steering
Move wheels to right and left
Turn lights on in direction of travel Priority 2
Always face direction of travel
Listen for anchor/slap Priority 2
Depress tram pedal
Keep car centered in roadway Priority 2
Use the first row of bolts off the rib to judge the positioning of car Priority 2
This row of bolts should line up with your shoulder
Use existing tire tracks to judge position of car Priority 2
Make a turn traveling inby Priority 2
Line up front tires with break corners and turn wheels left or right as hard as possible Priority 2
Be careful not to over-steer
Steering is controlled by a hydraulic valve. As long as valve is open, the wheels will make a maximum turn
Make a turn traveling outby
Line up boom end tires with break corners and turn wheels left or right as hard as possible Priority 2
Observe for persons and obstructions in travel ways Priority 3
Refer to Shuttle Car Red Zone Policy
Ring bell or flash lights Priority 3
Refer to Shuttle Car Red Zone Policy
Stop (if necessary) Priority 3
Refer to Shuttle Car Red Zone Policy
Stop car for persons on offside of shuttle car Priority 3
Refer to Shuttle Car Red Zone Policy
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Traveling through ventilation controls/fly pads/curtains
slow down Priority 3
sound audible alarm Priority 3
This alarm should be given well in advance of traveling through controls/fly pads/curtains
flash lights Priority 3
replace any damaged ventilation controls Priority 3
Operate at speed under which you can maintain control of the car Priority 3
road conditions (water, mud)
experience
Be aware of other equipment and cables in travel ways Priority 2
switch out points
scoop movement
roof bolter cable in low coal
miner cable
7. Duty 7: Loading
Tram to continuous miner
See tramming procedures
At the miner, hold car over to the left rib Priority 3
Avoid miner cable and operator
Always maintain a safe line of retreat for the miner operator Priority 3
Center the car (as much as possible) under boom Priority 2
Turn shuttle car wheels toward miner operator while loading (sitting under the boom) Priority 3
Observe roof over miner operator for loose roof or ribs/Red Zones Priority 3
Car operator has a better view of roof conditions than miner operator
Do not bump back of miner
Maintain communication with miner operator Priority 3
Ensure miner operator is not near the load end of the shuttle car during loading Priority 2
Rocks can slide off the car and strike miner operator
The area directly in front of the load end of the shuttle car is where miner operator could most likely be struck by rocks
Change the direction of your lights Priority 2
Watch the tail boom of the miner and as coal builds up, run the chain to load car as evenly as possible without overloading/spilling Priority 2
Stop loading coal within a foot of the end of boom Priority 2
Use the outby end of deck compartment as a guide Priority 2
Listen for spillage Priority 2
Observe for miner operator signal when car is loaded
Miner operator will flag you
Observe second row of fully intact roof bolts Priority 3
Never travel under unsupported top
Refer to roof control plan
Could result in disciplinary action
Ring bell Priority 3
Refer to Shuttle Car Red Zone Policy
Tram to feeder
Be aware of other car switch out points/scoop activity Priority 3
8. Duty 8: Dumping
Look for any activity around feeder Priority 3
scoops cleaning
maintenance activities
people using phone
slow down Priority 3
Allows for reaction time
raise boom (aprx. a foot)
center car on feeder
Position boom so coal drops in center of feeder
Use reflectors to center car on feeder
make sure feeder is on prior to dumping
dump load
raise boom as coal load is dumped
Prevents spillage
Slow down dumping when discharging rock to allow the crusher processing time Priority 2
This will break shear pins, possibly chains, unnecessary wear on crusher bits and crusher and chain flights
Report excessive spillage to supervisor
shuttle car gobbed out
Turn lights in direction of travel Priority 2
sound audible alarm Priority 3
bell or voice
pull off the feeder
Look and listen for unusual sounds, smells in the feeder area
hydraulic leaks
dust
belt operation
lower boom Priority 2
return to continuous miner
See tramming procedures
9. Duty 9: End-of-shift activities
Ensure car is empty
Park car at the feeder
Never park within 15' of fly pads
Turn wheels toward rib Priority 2
Clean out deck compartment
Clean spillage off sides of car
Ensure slate bar is left on car
Kick breaker on feeder
Kick breaker on car
Check ventilation controls/fly pads/curtains Priority 2
Check tail piece for spillage Priority 2
Unattended, belt still running
Report any maintenance problems/clean up needed, etc. to supervisor/electrician Priority 3
Walk to mantrip
look for tripping and stumbling hazards and correct as needed
10. Duty 10: Unusual Situations, Emergencies, Non-routine duties
Fire Priority 3
Refer to fire-fighting and emergency evacuation plan
#1 Shuttle Car
Assists miner operator in gathering water line and fighting fire
#2 Shuttle Car
Mans phone and communicates with outside person
Loss of brakes Priority 3
Stay in your seat
Steer into rib
Hit panic bar
Show escapeways Priority 3
Assist with mechanical repairs Priority 3
Communications are key to safety in non-routine and/or unusual situations
Repeat commands to make sure they are clear
SLAM (Stop, Look, Analyze and Manager) the task