MineARC Systems Global Refuge Chamber & Safe Haven Regulations

Full compliance with industry-leading regulations is our key objective.

Global Refuge Chamber & Safe Haven Regulations

MineARC Systems chambers comply to global refuge chamber & safe haven regulations. MineARC refuge chambers and safe havens are engineered to comply with the highest international regulations and recognised ‘world’s best practice’ industry Guidelines.

Ensuring the highest quality control specifications are met, MineARC is the only manufacturer of refuge chambers, safe havens and blast resistant buildings worldwide with an ISO: 9001 quality rating.

Learn more about the industry guidelines and regulations relating to refuge chamber and safe haven usage in your region below.

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2013 WA DMP Guidelines: Refuge Chambers in Underground Mines
The provisions of this guideline apply to all underground mines as defined in section 4(1) of the Act, except those extracting coal.
Read full guideline here.

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2016 Ontario Workplace Safety North: Mine Rescue Refuge Station Report
This report is intended to provide information to assist operations to enhance the minimum requirements for refuge stations required under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Regulation 854: Mines and Mining Plants.
Read full report here.

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Refuge Chambers in Turkish Hard Rock Mines
This document addresses the procedures and principles regarding refuge chambers to be established in Turkish underground mining workplaces.

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2017 WA DMP Mines Safety Bulletin No. 141 – Maintenance of refuge chambers for underground mines
This safety bulletin addresses the importance of correct maintenance of refuge chambers in underground mines.
Read full bulletin here.

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2014 ITA Guidelines for the Provision of Refuge Chambers in Tunnels Under Construction
This document draws on the requirements for chambers, from different countries and jurisdictions, to produce what ITA WG5 hopes is an internationally applicable single guidance document.
Read full guideline here.

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2009 MSHA Final Rule: Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
The final rule establishes the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) requirements for refuge alternatives in underground coal mines and the training of miners in their use.
Read full guideline here.

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About Us

MineARC Systems is a global leader in the manufacture and supply of emergency refuge chambers, controlled environments and safety technology.

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Global expertise shared across a network of manufacturing sites, offices and distributors throughout Australia, Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas.

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