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Duty 1: Start-of-Shift Activities Change clothes Get W-65 Conduct visual examination Seal and dents Obtain PPE Safety glasses Hearing protection Steel toe shoes Respirator Hard hat Cap lamp Gloves Obtain gas detector Check charge Conduct visual examination Check calibration Check in/Tag in Put on safety glasses Company policy Conduct exam Enter the mine by elevator Get on mantrip Ensure mantrip has been pre-op'd (follow JSA) Travel to main track Check signal lights Follow mine plan Duty 2: Enter Mine Conduct travelway examination - Self Preformed Safety Assessment Observe for mobile equipment Maintain 300' clearance between trips Check roof conditions Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water Check for loose ribs Check for overhang Check for ledges Check for sloughing Look for uneven bottom Rough spots and bumps in the road Soft spots/low spots Look for track damage Bent or broken rails Switch damage Loose fish plates Observe the high voltage cable Look for damage Look for downed high voltage cable Look for guarding and shielding Look for clearance Minimum of 12" Look for roadway debris Look for crib blocks, rock, banding material, cable, bolts and knocked out timbers Check for damaged bolts Correct and/or report any unsafe conditions Exit mantrip Maintain a 3-point contact Observe walkway Look for slip hazards Look for trip hazards Look for fall hazards Meet with foreman Discuss longwall setup activities Supplies Condition of longwall Condition of scoops Condition of mule Maintenance needed on scoops and mule Attend safety talk Required company policy Discuss close calls Discuss information passed on from previous shift Discuss any stop work authority Discuss roof control plan/condition Required company policy Discuss longwall setup plan and activities for the day Multiple tasks may be conducted at the same time Find out what your task assignment is Find out what other tasks are being performed and their status Obtain and examine tools Conduct Self Preformed Safety Assessment hammer channel locks lady slipper bar solenoid wrench flat tip screw driver chisel 6 or 8 inch adjustable wrench Other hand tools as needed Duty 3: Section Setup  Conduct exam Establish dinner hole Look for suitable place in the headgate area Normally #2 entry, crosscut 2 to 3 Area should be dry, good top, good ribs and rock dusted Place emergency equipment in dinner hole Refer to JSA for dinner hole setup Establish material storage area map Note on storage map locations of materials and equipment Hoses Monorail Trolleys Cables Head drive Pan line Welder Air compressor Pump Shearer Chain boxes Drive motors 8 bay Tail drive Minnie master Stageloader Tailpiece Small parts and fittings Pod duster Make copies of map and distribute to workers Motor crew Foreman Setup crew Outby boss Place a supply of maps with the emergency supplies Post a copy of the storage area map in dinner hole Note updates Establish unloading points Keep free from obstructions Place signs  "Unloading point only" Slag track crossing as needed Establish scoop haulway Bring setup tool box into working area Check to see if spads are installed to set head drive Run mine compressed air to headgate area At least 1" line Remove all debris and materials Duty 4: Face Preparation Pre-op scoop Examine roof and rib for support according to roof control plan Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water Check for overhang, check for ledges, check for sloughing Remove trash or debris from face Scoop the face Dispose scooped materials appropriately Rock dust the face Use bantam duster Hook to PTO on scoop Position scoop bucket toward tailgate Dust should travel away from scoop Park scoop and lower bucket to bottom Fill scoop bucket with rock dust Dust face Number face brattice from the headgate to the tailgate Pump water as needed Establish communication Install temporary phone line Install three phones Headgate Tailgate Mid-face Duty 5:  Monorail Setup Conduct exam Examine belt line travelway, roof, rib, and floor Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water Check for overhang, check for ledges, check for sloughing Move debris Pre-op lo-trac See JSA Check hangers Take monorail carrier and place outby on belt line where monorail is to be hung Place monorail winch on the belt line Place high voltage distribution box on the belt line Place water pressure board on the belt line Load lo-trac trailer with monorail and chain 1 chain for each joint of monorail 20 to 25 joints of monorail Begin installing monorail from mule train to face Visually check the roof and rib prior to setting each monorail Check for cracks, loose rock, taking on weight, water Check for overhang, check for ledges, check for sloughing Install first section of monorail Place chain in one side of hanger bracket Lock chains into the slots of the outby and inby hanger brackets Lift inby end of the monorail to the hanger CAUTION:  THIS IS A MINIMUM OF A THREE PERSON JOB Use good lifting techniques Place chain thru the monorail clevis Place loose end of chain into the chain hanger and lock in the slot Lift outby end of monorail, wrap chain around monorail and lock into hanger bracket Dead end Install second monorail Slide monorail from trailer Lift the outby end to meet the previous installed rail Place male end of monorail into the receiver Lift the inby end and install pin on the outby end May be a drive pin or slide pin over top of male coupling CAUTION:  THIS IS A MINIMUM OF A THREE PERSON JOB Use good lifting techniques Place chain in one side of hanger bracket Lock chains into the slots of the outby and inby hanger bracket Place chain thru the monorail clevis Place loose end of chain into the chain hanger and lock in the slot Repeat for remaining monorails At end of shift, hang reflective flag on the end of last monorail installed Remove all debris and materials Duty 6:  Install Trolleys Conduct exam Obtain and examine tools and materials 1/2" ratchet 3/4" deep well socket 1/2" bolts 3/4" nuts 3/4" open or box wrench Hammer Begin at the headgate Slide seven special trolleys into the monorail These trolleys are for hanging miscellaneous items like water board, distribution box, winch, etc. CAUTION:  These trolleys are very awkward to handle, there are numerous pinch points, and use good lifting techniques, minimum of two persons See photo Slide four regular trolleys onto the monorail Bolt 5' chain from trolley to trolley Slide a master trolley into the monorail Master trolley has super stecko fitting welded to the trolley Every 5th trolley is a master Install 5' chain Repeat this cycle until loading the trolleys become difficult to push Pull connected trolleys outby using the lo-trac Tie trolleys off at the outby end of the monorail Stretch the trolley towards the headgate and immobilize at headgate  Utilize the lo-trac At end of shift, hang reflective flag on the end of last monorail installed Remove all debris and materials Duty 7:  Install Outby Equipment on Monorail Conduct exam Obtain and examine tools and materials Chisel Hammer Anti-seize Wire brush Rags Punch Screw driver Ensure there are two people to install outby equipment on monorail CAUTION:  This requires clear communication between the lo-trac operator and spotter Beware of pinch points and unexpected equipment movement Brakes must be locked on the lo-trac before spotter secures chains Install winch Obtain lo-trac Place winch on fork Cable spool facing inby Travel to the outby end of monorail Drop outby end of monorail Align winch with end of monorail Tram lo-trac to align the winch up with monorail Slide trolley on winch on monorail track Tram about 5' onto the monorail Lift winch and monorail back to roof with lo-trac Reattach monorail to chain hanger Secure winch by chaining off Install AB distribution box Pick box up with lo-trac with box access cover facing the belt Install on monorail by pinning the box to the two special trolleys Install water board Pick up with lo-trac Hang to monorail by pinning the two special trolleys Install two 5' spreader bars One between distribution box and water board One between water board and first trolley Remove all debris and materials