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The Mines (Shafts and Winding) Regulations 1993

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Suitability of winding apparatus

10.  The owner shall ensure that winding apparatus is suitable for the purpose for which it is used, and has effective and suitable:—

(a)brakes;

(b)except in the case of lift apparatus, brake locking devices and brake interlocking devices;

(c)means of controlling power to the winding engine;

(d)means of preventing an overwind;

(e)means of preventing a conveyance or counterweight travelling at an excessive speed;

(f)means of safely stopping and holding a conveyance or counterweight in the event of an overwind; and

(g)means of monitoring the movement of every conveyance in the shaft.

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