757. Construction and use of winding gear in staple-pits and unwalkable outlets in regard to mines.

Winding apparatus1 or rope haulage apparatus2 which is used for the purpose of carrying persons through staple-pits3 or unwalkable outlets4 must comply with the relevant regulations5.

In mines of coal, stratified ironstone, shale or fireclay, where mechanically operated apparatus is used for such purpose, the engine must be firmly fixed and partitioned off from any similar engine or other machinery6; in certain circumstances, the drum shaft must be bored longitudinally7; a brake or brakes must be fitted to the drum or drum shaft8, capable of holding the drum stationary against the maximum torque applied by the engine9; an indicator, other