You may be required to comply with this standard if you are the manager or employer of an underground coal mine, and you intend to use remote control equipment that does not comply with AS / NZS 4240: Remote control systems for mining equipment.
The parts of the standard you are required to comply with are:
- AS / NZS 4871.1:2012 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - General requirements;
- AS / NZS 4871.4:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Mains powered electrical mobile machines; and
- AS / NZS 4871.5:2010 Electrical equipment for mines and quarries - Battery powered electrical mobile machines.
You must also ensure the equipment complies with AS / NZS 2381.1:2005 Electrical equipment for explosive gas atmospheres - Selection, installation and maintenance - General requirements.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.