Western Australia Government Safety Bulletin from December 2009. Total fire bans and implications for mining operations.

Practical application to mining operations when total fire bans are declared. 

The following and similar activities may be affected by a total fire ban:

  • clearing of bush as part of pre-stripping operations;
  • exploration drilling operations; and
  • epairs to equipment in vegetated areas involving “hot work”. 


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