Labour Protection Requirements For Mineral Extraction

Original Language Title: Darba aizsardzības prasības derīgo izrakteņu ieguvē

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Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 150 in Riga 2006 (21 February. No 11 10) labour protection requirements for mineral extraction have been issued in accordance with the Labour Protection Act, article 25, 8, 9 and 18 i. General questions 1. labour protection requirements in works related to mineral prospecting, search, research, acquisition and preparation of the nai sell (mineral extraction), except the mining further treatment. 2. the requirements of this Regulation apply to mineral ("the depths of the Earth") mining above ground, below ground surface and underground, as well as mineral extraction through drilling method. 3. For compliance with these rules is the responsibility of the employer. 4. Compliance with these rules is controlled by the State Labour Inspectorate. II. Employers ' obligations 5. The employer shall ensure: 5.1 the work design, construction, equipment, maintenance, use, and to workers to perform work duties, without compromising your or other workers ' safety and health;
5.2. the workplace use only designated employees of the employer in the surveillance, which has the necessary knowledge and skills in the areas related to employment protection at the workplace (hereinafter designated responsible employee);
5.3. to works that have elevated risk (e.g. blasting), perform adequately trained workers under the labour protection instructions;
5.4. the possibility of workers receive the appropriate first aid;
5.5. workers ' regular coaching and instruction work issues duals are produced in accordance with the protection requirements laid down in the law;
5.6. employees and their agents with understandable information, as well as regular information in accordance with the protection requirements laid down in law for all the work undertaken and to employment protection measures, as well as about: 5.6.1. the results of the risk assessment and preventive measures;
5.6.2. the collective and personal protective equipment;
5.7. the workers ' health surveillance, in accordance with the legislation on the agenda, the mandatory health check. 6. The employer shall ensure that the designed and according to the changes in the process of getting an updated protection plan (hereinafter plan), taking into account the statutory protection of the work of the General principles of protection and the obligations of the employer. The plan shall specify, in particular: 6.1 risk assessment results;
6.2. the protective measures to be taken to ensure the increase of job safety and health;
6.3. proof that the work space and equipment, and maintenance are secure;
6.4. the work of the Organization, management and supervision, as well as the organisation of protection arrangements;
6.5. the possible sources of fire origin and adequate fire detection, control and extinguishing measures. 7. the plan shall be drawn up before starting work, and it revised if changes in work organization, technology, work equipment, the workplace is expanded or modified, or have an accident at work, after which the equipment has been altered and taken measures to such cases do not happen again. 8. When a mineral extraction site located several employer held jobs, employers shall cooperate in formulating plans and setting out the obligation to ensure the safety and health of employees on the policy. 9. If one place at the same time work more difficult for employers to compare: the 9.1. each employer shall be responsible for his competence issues;
9.2. the employer, who is responsible for the job, and coordinates all of labour protection measures and its plans and objectives of the framework indicates, measures and procedures, and shall take the necessary measures for the Organization of other company employees involved in employer involvement before the following information about the risks of the working environment;
9.3. the harmonisation of measures is without prejudice to the responsibility of each employer in the area. 10. To protect against fire, explosion and health in the work environment, the risk of air the employer shall, taking into account the nature, scope of work and the potential number of employees, provided: 10.1. the necessary protection measures to prevent, detect and prevent fire and explosion from occurring and spreading, and also prevent the explosive or harmful to health in the working environment air;
10.2. the evacuation and rescue efforts, workers would be able to safely and quickly leave the work site;
10.3. free evacuation routes and exits;
10.4. the appropriate first aid, fire, explosion and evacuation equipment in sufficient quantity;
10.5. a sufficient number of specially qualified employee with the necessary equipment, which fire or other danger could provide assistance and act in accordance with the plan;
10.6. the appropriate warning and other information systems, if not difficult, to inform the employees about the safety measures to be taken and evacuation capabilities, as well as launch assistance, escape and rescue operations. 11. The employer shall ensure the necessary measures employed at bai and safe health in emergency situations, the emergency and rescue services of information. 12. Accidents at work investigating in accordance with the laws and regulations on the procedures for investigating and tracking of work accidents. III. the General labour protection requirements in the workplace 13. the requirements set out in this chapter apply to the works associated with the extraction of mineral resources, taking into account the nature of the workplace, the activity, the circumstances and the risks of the working environment. 14. working areas designed, constructed, equipped, maintained, monitored and used it to withstand the expected impact of natural forces and suit their type of use. 15. Jobs and use the equipment according to the following: 15.1 the work equipment so as to ensure adequate protection against harmful impact of the working environment. Jobs maintained, any dangerous substances and sediment is removed or controlled in order not to jeopardise the safety and health of employees;
15.2. the jobs plan and equipment (fitted) in accordance with the principles of ergonomics;

15.3. danger areas in which there is a serious and immediate danger, bounded and indicated by warning signs in accordance with the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
15.4. the isolated work place provides a suitable means of communication. 16. to work shifts during workers ' safety and health in the workplace, each employer shall: 16.1 ensure that designated responsible employee monitoring in the workplace all the time, as long as there are workers;
16.2. determine monitoring procedures. 17. The employer may personally assume these rules referred to in paragraph 16 the supervision and responsibility of the job, if you have the appropriate knowledge and skills. 18. In each work place work carried out a sufficient number of employees who are trained for the job and who has a job and the amount of knowledge and experience. 19. provide employees with written instructions and other regulatory documents for each work, as well as training and instruction of employees according to the law on labour protection of training requirements. In addition to the instructions indicated in the safe use of the equipment and emergency action in emergency situations. 20. In each work place, doing any work, use safe working methods established in accordance with the instructions. 21. in accordance with a plan developed and documented agenda of dangerous work and a simple job, which, together with other actions can result in serious and immediate danger. Work permits for the performance of such work prior to the commencement of work issued by the designated responsible employee. Work permit shall specify the provisions of the work involved, as well as before, during and after the selection of work safety measures. 22. The use of mechanical and electrical equipment and instruments (hereinafter equipment), subject to the following requirements: 22.1. work equipment installed, prepare and run, as well as maintenance, subject to the requirements of protection and the relevant laws and regulations;
22.2. the zone where it is or explosive atmospheres may occur or may occur in the vapour or volatile liquid, use work equipment that is suitable for use in the relevant zone;
22.3. where necessary, equipment is supplemented by appropriate arrangements for protection and appropriate (fail safe) safety systems;
22.4. the equipment shall be installed and protected so as to prevent the risk of the safety and health of employees;
22.5. work equipment, mechanical equipment and tools at ces and elektroier instruments of adequate strength, of adequate size and power, free of defects and meet the usage purpose. 23. Work equipment maintenance requirements are the following: 23.1. work equipment is regularly inspected by maintenance and controlled in accordance with the approved employer scheme, taking into account the manufacturer's instructions and legislation requirements for work equipment;
23.2. any part of the equipment tested, maintained and controlled by trained employees. 24. Security features to maintain technical readiness and the agenda and during servicing, take into account the security features. 25. Drill work using appropriate control devices to help protect yourself from unforeseen spills, taking into account the drilling and servicing work conditions. 26. The design, construction, equipping and using or servicing jobs, take measures to not stand out and does not spread fire. However, if fire breaks out, it provides quick and efficient. 27. General safety measures for protection against harmful to health in the working environment air impact, explosion and fire risks are as follows: 27.1. evaluate the hazardous, flammable and explosive substances in the work environment and measures the concentration of such substances;
16.9. If it is necessary, in accordance with the plan, deploy automatically in certain places and permanent concentration of gas meters, automatic alarm signal devices and devices that support automatic disconnection from the power supply wiring and internal combustion engines;
16.3. If automatic measurements, the results shall be recorded and stored in accordance with the plan;
27.4. in locations that are exposed to the risk of fire or explosion, prohibiting smoking, and it points to the appropriate safety signs in accordance with the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
27.5. prohibit the use of open flame and take jobs that could lead to a fire risk, except where there is adequate security measures to prevent a fire or explosion. 28. This provision and 27.5. bottom 27.4 the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall not apply to works with gas-filled mines and mines containing explosive dust. Such mines follow that rule 88 to 89. the requirements referred to in point. 29. security measures for protection against harmful to health in the working environment air impact are the following: 29.1. If the work environment in the air might accumulate accumulate or dangerous substances, measures shall be taken to prevent dangerous: 29.1.1. the release of the substance;
29.1.2. ensure collection of hazardous substances release location or relocation;
29.1.3. ensure safe storage of dangerous substances or dissipation so as not to endanger employees;
29.2. where possible work harmful to health, environmental impact, place the air respirator and life support equipment. Given the number of employees who might be exposed to hazardous substances, designate employees who are trained to deal with these devices. Equipment shall be stored and maintained in working order according to the specified requirements;
3. If the work environment is in the air or hydrogen sulphide may occur or other toxic gases, in a separate section of the plan identifies the necessary protection and determine preventive measures taken. 30. security measures for protection against explosion risks are the following: 30.1. take all necessary measures to prevent the formation of potentially explosive atmospheres and the concentration of hazardous substances;
30.2. places where there is a risk of explosion shall take the necessary measures to prevent explosive mixtures of substances and products with air fire and explosion of unexploded ordnance;
30.3. develop a plan to prevent the explosion, detailing the necessary equipment and the measures to be taken;

18.9. explosives and devices that can cause explosion, stored, transported and used only in these works, trained and assigned to the employer's workers. These works are organized and carried out without risk to employees. 31. the requirements for notification of a fire, fire-fighting systems and fire-fighting automatic features are the following: 19.3. taking into account the nature of the work place, room sizes and uses, in existing installations to use the material in physical and chemical properties, as well as the maximum number of persons present, jobs provided with suitable fire extinguishing equipment in sufficient quantity and, if necessary, with fire detection equipment and alarm systems;
31.2. fire extinguishing equipment, fire alarm devices and alarm systems regularly checked and maintained in working order;
31.3. fire-fighting devices (not automatic) is readily available and easy-to-use, and protected from possible damage;
19.5. extinguishing media are easy and simple to use, and its location is indicated by signs, which deployed in accordance with the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
19.6. are designed and work plan available for protection against fire, detailing security measures which, in accordance with the following rules to protect against fire, open it, quickly and effectively deleted, to prevent the spread of fire. 32. roads and routes in the territory of the company (hereinafter roads) are the following: 32.1. roads provides opportunities for employees to safely during an emergency to access jobs and quickly get out of them;
32.2. pedestrians and vehicles are secure, safe and easy to match access to traffic routes, stairs, also strengthened and himself the money ladder, loading and unloading platforms and ramps so as to avoid any risk to workers, who work in close proximity to road traffic;
32.3. pedestrian and road traffic quantity and size matches the number of users and the intended operations;
32.4. If the traffic path used TRANS portlīdzekļ and pedestrian, is equipped with a wide enough safety zone;
32.5. traffic routes are sufficient and safe distance from doors, gates, passage rooms, walkways, hallways and landing;
32.6. traffic routes shall be clearly indicated, it regularly monitored and nurtured;
32.7. If work enters the transport means, establish and maintain appropriate traffic regulations. 33. the requirements for escape routes and exits are as follows: 33.1. escape routes and exits are free and provided as a more secure and faster (by the shortest path) evacuation of employees from all jobs to a safe area, Assembly or evacuation;
33.2. escape routes and exit numbers, location, and size is determined, taking into account the work of the target, in the use of existing facilities and their size, as well as the maximum potential number of persons present;
33.3. escape routes and exits points according to the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
20.8. escape routes and exits requiring illumination provides enough power for emergency lighting where the light you are damaged;
33.5. escape door stay employed must not be locked or closed so that they cannot be easily and immediately opened. These doors should open to the outside or, if not possible, to be sliding. 34. in danger zones are as follows: 34.1. danger areas clearly with signs in accordance with the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
21.3. If the workplaces contain danger areas in which possible falling objects or employed, the following areas shall be provided as possible so as to prevent unauthorised access;.
3. take the necessary measures to protect employees and other persons who are allowed to be in the danger zone. 35. Workplaces outdoors has the following requirements: 21.8. working areas, traffic routes and other areas or installations outdoors which are used or employed in the course of which, organized in such a way that pedestrians and vehicles can circulate safely;
35.2. If necessary, place of work outside the premises provided with artificial lighting;
35.3. the employees protected against unfavourable meteorological conditions allowed, and falling objects;
35.4. the employees provided with suitable means of protection against slipping and falling;
22.1. workers are quick to leave the work site accident, fire or other Sin health and life-threatening situation, as well as fast is provision of assistance;
35.6. employees are protected against harmful impact of the working environment (such as gases, vapours, dust, noise, vibration). 36. Escape and rescue funds placed in special places, they are easily available, maintained in working order and safety marks in accordance with the legislation on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks. Workers are trained for action in emergency situations, as well as evacuation and rescue products. 37. training of security measures on a regular basis, but not less frequently than once a year, occurs in all work places, which is usually employed. The training aims to provide knowledge and check their skills and skills of employees who are assigned specific responsibilities in emergency situations, especially related to the use of the rescue equipment, or operation of the service. If necessary, also other employees learn to use properly, to issue or to operate the respective equipment. 38. First aid coverage is the following: 38.1. first-aid equipment and tools are available in all the working places under the working conditions and can be indicated by signs in accordance with the safety regulations on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;
38.2. taking into account the type of activity, the amount of work and the risk of one or more first aid rooms, equipped with first aid equipment and facilities and where is provides easy entry to the stretcher;
23.8. first aid rooms well visible locations placed instructions on first aid in the event of accidents;
23.9. first aid room shall be indicated by signs in accordance with the safety regulations on labour protection requirements for safety in the use of the marks;

38.5. in all work places where working conditions require it, you have the first aid kits, and to indicate the location of the security;
24.0. sufficient number of employees are trained to provide first aid in the horse. 39. requirements for job site lighting are as follows: 39.1. jobs provided with natural light and be equipped with artificial lighting, so that the total lighting would be adequate to the safety and health of employees;
24.4. lighting fixtures in work rooms and passageways located there would not be exposed to accident and occupational disease risk associated with inadequate lighting;
39.3. jobs which the sudden operational failure of lighting or switching off can be detrimental to the safety and health of employees, provide sufficient emergency lighting;
24.5. If necessary, employees provided with individual lighting fixtures;
24.5. lighting fixtures are placed so as to provide lighting in the work area, evacuation routes, loading areas and danger areas when there are workers. 40. This provision 39. the requirements referred to in paragraph 1 shall not apply to the production of valid teņ dug underground. These works follow that rule 94 and 95 above requirements job lighting. 41. in a closed place of ventilation and microclimate is the following: 41.1. workplaces provide sufficient fresh air supply, taking into account the nature of the work and the workers ' physical load;
41.2. the air conditioning or ventilation systems maintained regularly clean and check their effectiveness;
41.3. equipment ventilation control system that is displaying the interference in the operation of the ventilation system;
25.7. mechanical ventilation system and air conditioning equipment performance provides the necessary microclimate;
25.8. the concentration of substances which, in contact with the human body, can cause an accident, occupational disease or other disorders (harmful substance) must not exceed harmful substances occupational exposure limit values must be;
25.8. the ventilation system is connected to the fire alarm or fire extinguishing equipment for ventilation during the fire to stop and prevent the spread of fire to other rooms;
25.9. work spaces and the nature of the physical load employed appropriate air temperature;
41.8. in rest rooms of gaisatemperatūr, dežūrpersonāl, locker room, showers, toilets, canteens and first aid rooms is suitable for this site for your use. 42. in the space of the floor, walls, ceiling and roof are the following: 42.1. space the floor is stable and secure, not slippery, dangerous bumps, holes or slopes, which may endanger the safety and health of employees;
26.2. the workplace is sufficiently warm for insulation, given the nature of the work and the workers ' physical load;
26.3. floors, walls and ceilings indoors is easy to clean and maintain appropriate hygiene requirements;
26.3. transparent or transparent walls, especially continuous glass wall, the warp work spaces and traffic near the road is clearly marked, made of safety material or enclosed to protect employees from the walls or uzgrūšan, wall sagrūst, from injuries;
26.4. the work or getting employed on a roof made from insufficiently resistant materials or otherwise may endanger the safety and health of workers (for example, not fenced), unless used in equipment that allows to carry out the work safely. 43. in Windows and skylights are as follows: 43.1. Windows, skylights and glass partitions do not allow excessive sun exposure on the job, taking into account the work and the nature of the work;
43.2. the workers are safe to open, close, adjust and strengthen Windows, skylights and ventilation hatches;
43.3. open Windows, skylights and ventilation hatches do not present a risk to workers;
43.4. Windows and skylights are designed in conjunction with equipment for cleaning it or are fitted with devices allowing them to be cleaned without risk to the employees who perform this work or near the window. 44. in doors and gates are: 44.1. disposition of doors and gates, number and size, as well as the materials used determine, having regard to the nature of the premises, and the nature of the work;
44.2. transparent doors are marked in a conspicuous height;
44.3. the revolving doors and gate are transparent or opaque elements;
27.6. If transparent or translucent parts of the doors and gates are not made of durable material, or otherwise can result in a risk to result in personal injury or trauma, they are protected against breakage;
27.7. the sliding door is equipped with a safety device that prevents the horse from navigational gear slips and overturning;
27.7. doors and gates opening upwards, is equipped with a mechanism that prevents it from falling down;
44.7. doors along escape routes and exits are marked with safety signs in accordance with the legislation on labour protection in question requires the use of safety signs, and at any time, without the help of the opening from the inside;
27.8. if unable to provide safe pedestrian traffic flow through the gate, the gate of the vehicles in the vicinity of doors are fitted for pedestrians;
27.9. doors for pedestrians are marked with safety signs and are not obstructed;
44.10. mechanical doors and Gates will not endanger employees and the doors and gates are equipped with easily visible and accessible emergency stop devices, which allows it to be opened by hand, if energy supplies due to the lack of doors and gates do not open automatically;
44.11. vehicle gate from the inside are labeled with signālkrāsojum;
44.12. If any use of the territory of the confining chains or similar devices, they are visible and indicated with a ban or warning signs. 45. in its working space dimensions and capacity, in order to ensure the exercise of the freedom of movement of the increase in work places, are as follows: 45.1. working space is sufficiently broad and high, and there is enough air to workers to perform their work without risk to their safety and health;
45.2. working space is not used so much to allow workers sufficient freedom of movement and ensure they have a secure job. 46. in rest rooms are the following (the requirements referred to in this paragraph may not apply to offices or other similar places of work where employees have the opportunity to relax into their equivalent working spaces working breaks):

46.1. According to the work and the number of employees for the rest of the rooms are comfortable and accessible;
46.2. the recreation area is large, and there is a sufficient number of tables and chairs with backs;
46.3. If the reason of lounges it is not possible to create, but workers at work requires frequent and regular breaks, equipment, other facilities, in which workers can stay during breaks;
46.4. the non-smokers are protected from discomfort caused by smoking. 47. in the changing rooms and the lockable cabinets are: 29.3. If you work for a special wearing work clothes and health or decency reasons cannot require workers to other place cannot be provided changing rooms;
47.2. changing rooms are readily available, sufficiently spacious, equipped with seat s and lockable cupboards;
47.3. If working conditions are associated with harmful substances, humidity, dirt, and other similar factors, has the personal clothing and work clothes in skapīšo;
47.4. are able to dry his wet work clothes;
29.5. men and women have separate changing rooms or, if this is not possible, ensure the use of separate changing rooms for men and women;
47.6. If changing rooms in accordance with these rules shall not try difficult 29.3., each worker provides a place to store personal clothing and belongings. 48. requirements for showers, sinks and toilets are the following: 48.1. If necessary due to the nature of the work to do to protect the health of employees is fitted shower room. If possible, shower rooms shall be provided separately for men and women, or, if this is not possible, ensure their usage separately for men and women;
48.2. the shower rooms is sufficiently broad to workers according to the hygiene requirements might wash up without disturbing each other;
48.3. the showers have hot and cold water supply;
30.1. If the shower rooms, based on this rule 48.1., not installed, working space shall be provided in the vicinity of the workstations and the washbasins with running hot and cold water;
30.1. the sink this rule 30.1. in the cases referred to in the paragraph below, if necessary, delimit, or ensure the use of separately for men and women;
30.2. If the shower or the sink installed separate from the changing rooms, is to ensure easy communication from one premises to other premises;
30.3. lavatories and washbasins shall be sufficient, having regard to the number of people employed, and they have been provided with personal hygiene products (toilet paper, SOAP, towel, or other type of drainage devices of hands);
30.3. toilets and sinks shall be provided close to the work and rest rooms, changing rooms and shower rooms. If valid minerals mined underground, toilet, sink and shower rooms can be located above ground;
30.4. men and women have separate toilet or toilet use is provided separately for men and women. 49. If an employed pregnant or breastfeeding women, they provide the opportunity to lie down and rest in appropriate conditions. 50. If persons with disabilities are employed, the equipment appropriate to their needs, especially in the need of equipping the door, pedestrian paths, staircases, showers, washbasins and toilets. 51. Quarrying rock created during the atbērtn and other stockpiles of materials or maintain it to ensure the safety and health of employees. IV. additional protection requirements for mineral extraction on land using drilling method 52. Under the plan allows certain emergency equipment to manage remote devices. The following equipment is delimiting unexpected from a bore (e.g., oil, gas), machinery and pipes, as well as ensure the exhaust. 53. requirements for communications under normal conditions and in emergency situations are the following: 53.1. If required under the plan, each place of employment, in which workers, provided with: 53.1.1. an acoustic and optical system capable of transmitting an alarm of danger, all the workers in the workplace;
53.1.2. acoustic system that provides clear audibility everywhere often on workers;
53.2. alert facilities located in appropriate locations;
53.3. working places where it is not possible to provide supervision, employees provided with special communication devices. 54. the employer under the plan determines the safe assembly point and shall draw up the list of employees who gather at these sites. 55. where escape routes are difficult and is or may be incurred is not suitable for breathing air, supply with self-contained rescue apparatus for immediate use. 56. The living and rest rooms are at least two separate means of escape that is potentially far apart from each other and from which you can get to a safe area, Assembly or evacuation of the site. V. additional requirements for the protection of mineral extraction at sea, using borehole method this 57. in addition to the provisions in paragraph 6 to the requirements of the employer indicates the plan the measures to protect the safety and health of employees about their conditions and in emergencies. 58. the plan shall specify: 58.1. with job-related risk factors (sources), and any secondary, which could lead to accidents with serious consequences for health and increase job security;
58.2. this rule 58.1. risk factors referred to in point (source) risk assessment;
58.3. the required safety measures to avoid this rule 58.1. bottom of the risks referred to in point (source) of the accident and the risk of accidents, limit the spread of risk and emergency situation, ensure efficient and controlled evacuation of workers;
58.4. the monitoring system under normal conditions and in emergency situations correspond to the Labour Protection Act and the requirements of these regulations;
58.5. meteorological parameters, which are not going to jam the works at sea. 59. The planning and implementation of activities covered by this chapter, the employer complied with the procedure laid down in the plans and methods. 60. Fire safety requirements include: 60.1. precautions shall be taken in accordance with the plan to prevent the landing and spreading of fire, the times notice and delete;
60.2. be fireproof walls (where necessary), to separate the fire zone;

60.3. in accordance with the plan risks in all the jobs provided with appropriate fire detection and protection systems, fire-fighting systems and alarms, for example: 60.3.1. fire detection systems;
60.3.2. fire alarm systems;
60.3.3. fire water mains;
60.3.4. fire hydrants and hoses;
60.3.5. izšļākšan of water systems and water dosimeters;
60.3.6. automatic sprinkler systems;
60.3.7. gas extinguishing systems;
60.3.8. the foam systems;
60.3.9. portable fire extinguishers;
60.3.10. fire equipment;
60.4. alarm system bounded or otherwise protected to an emergency during work. If necessary, the system back up. 61. in accordance with the plan of creating the system of emergency situations: 61.1. the system includes control points at suitable locations, which can be used in an emergency, if necessary, including control points for safe assembly points and evacuation points;
61.2. system includes equipment for ventilation, emergency shutdown of combustible equipment, flammable liquid and gas discharge prevention, protection against fire and drilling control. 62. requirements for communications under normal conditions and in emergency situations are the following: 62.1. If provided for in the plan, every working place, in which the workers, provides: 62.1.1. an acoustic and optical system capable of transmitting an alarm of danger, all the workers in the workplace;
62.1.2. an acoustic system that provides clear audibility everywhere often on workers;
62.1.3. the system that maintains communications with the shore and rescue services;
62.2. ensure that rule 62.1. the system referred to work in emergencies;
38.7. acoustic system, if necessary, supplemented by a communications system that is independent from the power supply;
38.8. alert facilities located in appropriate locations;
62.5. working places where it is not possible to provide supervision, employees provided with special communication devices. 63. the requirements for the safe assembly point and lists of employees, are the following: 39.2. the employer shall take appropriate measures to protect and secure the place of evacuation Assembly point of the heat, smoke and explosion risk, as well as ensure that escape routes for evacuation and safe assembly point and from them should be used;
39.3. this rule 39.2. the measures referred to in point provides cause for bināt long enough to protect, if necessary, can organize and make safe evacuation and rescue;
63.3. According to plan at least one of these rules referred to in paragraph 39.2 places provides the ability to control the remote devices that rule 61.2. bottom of the equipment referred to in paragraph 1 and communicate to the shore and rescue services;
63.4. safe assembly points and evacuation points are easy to get from the living spaces and working places;
63.5. secure each assembly point in the list, which indicates that employees in the event of danger, gathered at a given location. The list is constantly updated;
63.6. suitable locations work post the list of employees who have specific emergency obligations. Their names indicate that paragraph 19 referred to in written instructions. 64. for the safe evacuation of employees and rescue shall take the following measures: 64.1. in addition to General training employees trained to handle emergency situations according to the specificities of the place of work. Training for each specific work for the plan;
64.2. employees training for survival in emergency situations, taking into account the criteria set out in the plan;
64.3. each working place equipped with a sufficient quantity of adequate means of escape in emergency situations and means to escape directly to the sea and next to the shore;
64.4. accommodation and rest rooms are at least two separate means of escape that is potentially far apart from each other and from which you can get to a safe area, Assembly or evacuation;
64.5. under the plan determines the order of rescue at sea and in situations requiring evacuation of the workplace. It provides for a reserve vessel and helicopter use and specify criteria related to the replacement of vessels and helicopter capacity and time of arrival;
64.6. the plan shall specify the shortest possible time, someone needs to come in on every platform;
64.7. spare ship is designed and equipped according to the evacuation and rescue;
64.8. each lifeboat, life-raft, life vest and lifejacket meets these minimum requirements: 64.8.1. they are suitable and equipped to ensure the maintenance of a human life until the end of the evacuation;
64.8.2. the numbers correspond to the number of employees;
64.8.3. they meet specific job;
64.8.4. they are made of suitable materials having regard to their life-saving function and the circumstances in which they can be used and stored, ready for use;
64.8.5. during use they are clearly visible (in the appropriate colour) and equipped with devices that users can use to attract the attention of rescuers;
64.9. life-saving devices are ready for immediate use. 65. security training carried out in the following order: 65.1. in all places of work, which is usually employed, on a regular basis, but not less frequently than once a year, organize their employees safety training, responsible use, handling or operation of emergency equipment, and examine how they perform these obligations, taking into account the criteria referred to in the plan;
65.2. the training of rescue equipment used to test, clean and, if necessary, make up or exchanged. Portable equipment used in training, the place where it is usually kept;
65.3. checks if the lifeboat is in the order of use. 66. in the light of the platform size and mode of operation, shall be provided with one or more first aid points with sufficient numbers of trained workers who can provide first aid and, if necessary, also to treat medical staff. 67. Living space design and shall be subject to the following requirements: 67.1. If appropriate nature, scale and duration of the need, the employer shall provide employees with housing that meets the following requirements: 67.1.1. under the plan shall be protected against the risk of explosion, smoke and gas into the outbreak and spread of fire;

67.1.2. is equipped with proper ventilation, heating and lighting;
67.1.3. each floor is provided with at least two separate exits to escape routes;
67.1.4. other zones are protected against noise, odours and fumes, which can be harmful to health, and against inclement weather;
67.1.5. is separate from all work stations and deployed far away from danger zones;
67.2. accommodation is suitable for bed or bunk, according to compare the job;
67.3. any room designed for sleeping, is the place where its inhabitants to keep their clothing;
41.9. men and women have separate dormitories;
67.5. residential premises are sufficient showers and washbasins with hot and cold running water;
67.6. men and women have separate shower rooms or ensure the use of the shower room separately for men and women;
67.7. shower room is spacious enough to workers according to the hygiene requirements might wash up without disturbing each other;
mm. accommodation spaces shall be sufficient number of lavatories and washbasins.
67.9. men and women have separate toilet or toilet use is provided separately for men and women;
67.10. accommodation and equipment meeting hygiene requirements. 68. using helicopters, the following requirements shall be met: 68.1. the workplace is sufficiently large helicopter deck, located so as to ensure the possibility of their use in the most difficult of circumstances under which a helicopter can operate;
68.2. the helicopter deck is designed and built according to the expected work;
68.3. is the equipment required for helicopter emergency, and keep it in a helicopter landing pad in the vicinity;
68.4. platforms, where workers live at the site, the helicopter manoeuvres on the helicopter deck is a sufficient number of employees who are trained how to act in case of emergency. 69. Security and stability requirements for deploying sea platform are the following: 69.1. While the platform is in the sea, take all necessary measures to ensure workers ' safety and health mining mining using drilling method;
EB 69.2. preparatory action platform for deployment in such a way as to ensure the stability and security of their countries;
69.3. this rule 69.1. measures referred to in the order and with the equipment to normal conditions and in emergency situations reduce the risk of active mineral extraction through drilling method. Vi. additional requirements for the protection of mineral extraction above 70. The employer shall ensure that the plan is written to all the measures taken for the safety and health of employees ensuring normal conditions and in emergency situations. 71. the plan if necessary, restored, and it is available in the work place. 72. the work shall be carried out according to plan and organise, in view of the references in the plan for a possible rock rolled and SAG. 73. before sure of carrying mineral mining sites and getting the height and inclination of the surface meets the rock properties, stability, working methods and the nature of the work equipment. 74. road transport are sufficiently stable, constructed, installed and maintained so that the equipment and vehicles can circulate safely. The road slopes are persistent and without hanging. 75. Before work starts or resumes it verifies that the Foundation is solid, or not a threat or stones rolled or landslides from the surface above the work area or road transport. If necessary, adjust the surface. 76. A career surface and atbērtņ stacks are used so that they do not become unstable. VII. the additional requirements for the protection of the mineral extraction underground 77. for the extraction of minerals underground follow that rule 70, 71 and 72 of the type referred to in paragraph 1. 78. The employer shall ensure the mine plan development stage, someone creates a clear picture of the traffic routes, mineral mining areas, as well as other typical places, which may influence the work process and workers ' health and safety. 79. The mine plans are freely available in the workplace, it regularly and keep as long as it is necessary for security reasons. 80. Of all the mines are two or more separate exit to the surface. The output is safe and free of underground workers. 81. If, through the output shaft, need increased physical effort, exit shall be provided with the available motor lifting people or moving devices. These devices shall be provided and used in accordance with the written instructions. 82. The mines where underground work, fitted, used and maintained it to be employed in work and could move with minimal risk to their safety and health. 83. traffic routes marked with directional signs so that workers can easily find your way (through). 84. the vehicle shall be fitted, used and maintained to ensure their managers, users and other persons in the vicinity of safety and health. 85. After completion of excavation shall immediately provide the props, except if the Foundation is stable enough and does not pose a risk to the safety and health of employees. The support shall be arranged according to the plans and written instructions. 86. The workforce available mines regularly checks the basic stability and adequate nutrition. 87. the mine ventilation requirements are as follows: appropriate 87.1. ventilation in all parts of the mine where workers can access;
87.2. continuous ventilation is provided with an adequate margin of safety, to: 87.2.1. maintain a healthy working environment air;
87.2.2. control the explosive environment and the risk of dust;
87.2.3. in the course of their work to ensure adequate conditions, having regard to the working methods used and the physical demands placed employees;
If this rule 101.8.87.2. the requirements referred to in point cannot be ensured by using natural ventilation, mechanical ventilation system shall be provided, running steadily and continuously;
87.4. the fitting of ventilation control system that operates continuously and automatically produce interference in the operation of the ventilation system;
87.5. ventilation systems of performance indicators on a regular basis, but not less frequently than once a year and check the results of the document;

87.6. ventilation systems in the development plan, which contains key information about the ventilation system. The ventilation plan regularly, but not less frequently than once a year, review and, if necessary, updated. The ventilation plan available at work. 88. in a gas-filled mine (shaft, in which firedamp Gush in such quantities, which can result in a potentially explosive environment) are as follows: 88.1. the main ventilation with mechanical ventilation system;
88.2. work shall be carried out, taking into account the gas release and providing measures to minimize the risks of gas safety and health of employees;
88.3. additional ventilation, using it only restricts development and rescue works, and where there is direct access to the main flow of ventilation;
88.4. production workings allowed to use additional ventilation system only if it is made in accordance with the accompanying measures employed to ensure the safety and health;
In addition to this provision 88.5.87.5. bottom measurements referred to also check for firedamp;
88.6. If it is necessary, in accordance with the plan, the permanent control of mine gas level in the air on his knees between production units, as well as the motor shaft the deepest end, using the initial mechanical mining or underground perception;
use only specially 88.7. gas-fuelled mines for explosives and devices;
88.8. smoking is prohibited in the mines, as well as tobacco and the presence of other objects, which can cause a fire;
88.9. flame cutting, welding and other similar activities are allowed only in exceptional cases and by measures to ensure workers ' safety and health. 89. in mines containing explosive dust, are the following: 89.1. mine is considered explosive, except where the plan is an indication that none of the layers of dust, which may cause an explosion;
89.2. only used explosives and devices intended specifically to mines containing explosive dust;
89.3. smoking is prohibited in the mines, as well as tobacco and the presence of other objects, which can cause a fire;
89.4. flame cutting, welding and other similar activities are allowed only in exceptional cases and by measures to ensure workers ' safety and health;
89.5. take the necessary measures to counteract the move or assemble explosive atmospheres dust, reduce their stockpiles;
55.7. installing blast barriers system reduces the potentially explosive dust and firedamp, if they can cause or contribute to the explosion. The following explosion barrier system indicates the location of the document, which periodically renewed and kept in the workplace. 90. the areas where the gas outbreaks may occur, rock or rolled water influx, draw up and implement an action plan to ensure the safe conduct of the work of šināt and the workers ' safety and health. 91. the necessary measures shall be taken to determine the rule 90, paragraph areas, ensure the protection of workers in the mine, which has access to these zones or crossing them, as well as provide risk control. 92. the requirements for protection against fire, ignition and heating are the following: 57.2. take measures to prevent a sudden ignition makes exasperated little gasps and, if it occurred, the times it open;
92.2. flammable mines located only in the required quantities;
92.3. If necessary use hydraulic fluids (fluids hidrost international and the hydrokinetic mechanical energy transfer), to avoid the generation and spread of fire risk, use hard flammable liquids;
92.4. hydraulic fluids meet specifications and control of nosacīj tions with respect to fire resistance and hygiene requirements;
92.5. If used in hydraulic fluids, which do not comply with this rule 92.4. actions under the bottom, take extra precautions to avoid the generation and spread of fire risk. 93. If necessary, employees provided with personal respiratory protective equipment, so that workers could safely evacuated. These features are a permanent and easily accessible place of work be regularly inspected and maintained in working order. Workers are trained in the use of these remedies. 94. the working space shall be provided with employment safety and health under artificial lighting. Employees provided with personal lighting fixtures. 95. Lighting Fixtures are placed so as to protect employees from accident and occupational risks associated with lighting. 96. Permanent information is available about which workers are located underground. 97. the employer creates a rescue unit, which quickly and effectively take the appropriate actions in emergency situations. 98. in order to be able to operate in any underground mineral extraction site, the rescue unit in the seconded employees, who are trained in rescue work, and it is provided with the appropriate rescue devices. VIII. Closing issue 99. Be declared unenforceable in the Cabinet of Ministers of 25 June 2002 Regulation No 253 "labour protection requirements for mineral exploration and mining" (Latvian journal, 2002, 96 no). Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) Council 1992 3 November Directive 92/91/EEC on minimum layman requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers in the mineral-extracting industries through drilling;
2) Council of 3 December 1992 Directive 92/104/EEC on minimum layman requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers in surface and underground mineral-extracting industries. Prime Minister, Health Minister g. Smith Welfare Minister d.-Staķ