Govt. of India

Ministry of Labour and Employment

Directorate General of Mines Safety

No. DGMS (Approval)/AVA/ 01                                           Dated 29th February, 2012

To,

Owners, Agents and Managers of all Mines

 

Sub: Audio Visual Alarm For Surface transport Machinery & other Heavy Earth

         Moving Machinery.

 

Vide Circular No DGMS(Approval)/AVA/01 dated 25.05.2010, the standard for Audio Visual Alarm for surface transport Machinery & other Heavy Earth Moving Machinery to be used in mines was circulated. However several queries are being raised on the status of approval of above item granted prior to 25.05.2010.

 

This is to inform that for using Audio Visual Alarm in the mine, the standards as stipulated vide  Circular No   DGMS(Approval)/AVA/01 dated 25.05.2010 have not change and the Audio Visual Alarm complying with the specified standard shall be considered as approved by the chief Inspector of Mines by a general order as provided in the Gazette of India vide GSR no 144 dated 22nd July 2008.

 

The user industry are required to ensure that standard set vide Circular No DGMS(Approval)/AVA/01 dated 20.05.2010 are met by suppliers and strict quality control is maintained as per the standard specified.

 

It is also necessary that inspection and maintained of Audio Visual Alarms as specified in Circular No DGMS(Approval)/AVA/01 dated 20.05.2010 are also strictly complied with

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                     Director General of Mines Safety,

                                                                                                           Dhanbad