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BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE EXAMPLE OF WIDE OR ABNORMAL LOAD PROCEDURES

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BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE EXAMPLE OF WIDE OR ABNORMAL LOAD PROCEDURES

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This document is intended to be read in conjunction with Anglo Fatal Risk Standard 2: Surface Mobile Equipment and its associated technical guideline This document provides information pertaining to wide or abnormal load procedures for Surface Mobile Equipment.
Note: This document is an example and sites are required to add to the document to make it site specific.

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VEHICLES CARRYING ABNORMAL LOADS
Abnormal loads are loads that are not directly related to the mining process and which are considered to have such abnormal width, length, height, weight or shape that special precautions are required to be taken. If any loads of this type are to be transported on public roads;     The necessary abnormal load/vehicle permits shall be obtained from the relevant National Authority and all applicable bylaws shall be adhered to Police escorts shall accompany the load if required by the relevant National Authority The route shall be planned taking the load dimensions into account Clearance certificates for the planned route must be obtained from the relevant road authority, power utility and telephone companies for obstacles such as bridges, steep inclines/declines and overhead lines The vehicle used to transport the load should be suitable for the application in terms of overall load capacity, axel/wheel loads, braking ability, turning circles etc.

If any loads of this type are to be transported on mine property;   The route must be planned taking into account the load dimensions and mass. The route shall be approved by the Engineer Ensure that all parts of the route are able to withstand the wheel loads especially if temporary roads are required to gain access or if the vehicle is required to drive over concreted areas that may contain cable trenches and other features Adequate warning or advice shall be given to any person who is likely to be at risk by announcement of intent over the two way radio, turning on hazard lights and/or have an escort vehicle Ensure that the load has been secured adequately where required Extremities of oversize loads to be clearly defined e.g. flashing amber light or delineator, and/or flags Where practicable, use designed fit for purpose load securing systems

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BEST PRACTICE GUIDELINE EXAMPLE OF WIDE OR ABNORMAL LOAD PROCEDURES

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APPENDIX A: RELATED DOCUMENTS
AA AFRBP 17 Example of Wide or Abnormal Load Procedures

AA AFRS 2 AA AFRG 2

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Surface Mobile Equipment Standard Surface Mobile Equipment Guideline

APPENDIX B: RECORD OF AMENDMENTS Issue 0 : New document (R Diering, July 2009)

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