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Monitor Cutting and Welding Preparation See SWI for Cutting/Welding Obtain supplies/equipment  Rock dust (5 bags) Fire extinguisher Flowable water PPE Welding/cutting gloves Goggles Long sleeves (preferrably) Welding shield Methane detector Welder Oxygen/acetylene Torches, hoses, gages Striker T-wrench Cresent wrench Ground clamps Welding rods Hammer Wire brush Prepare Area Clean up combustible material Equipment Surrounding area Enter Sub-topic Wet/Dust area Position equipment Vent to return   - 15' outby last open crosscut  (if possible) Lock and tag-out Secure equipment against movement Unplug computer on miner (if applicable) Thoroughly examine roof and ribs Locate gound clamp as close as possible to area where you plan to weld Notify dispatcher prior to cutting/welding Notify inby personnel prior to cutting/welding Cutting and Welding Conduct methane examination Make "legal" test Test immediate area (extent of sparks) Test other areas where methane is likely to accumulate High spots, cavities, under equipment, pan line Qualified person - 15' outby last open crosscut On advancing section Certified person - continuous check inby last open crosscut and 15' outby last open crosscut On advancing section Install shield (if applicable) Completion of Cutting/Welding Account for material Wet/cool down area Re-examine area for hot spots Notify dispatcher of completion Notify oncoming shift to check the area Complete cutting/welding log Training Responsibilities Escape and evacuation 90-day fire drills 90-day escapeway 6-week escapeway Fire-fighting training Total mine evacuation Record date, what you did, who participated In book Other company record provided Task training Required For person who has not performed task within previous 12 months For person who has never done the task before Changes to equipment, i.e. controls Conducted by Person experienced in task Monitor task training in progress Issue task training record Hazard training Conduct or check records Train non-qualified persons in Methane Detection/Oxygen Deficency Emergency or Unusual Situations Assess situation Don't minimize possible seriousness of situation Remove all personnel outby affected areas Account for all people Direct workforce at site Secure site Communications Notify dispatcher Provide accurate information Request Assistance (if needed) Notify appropriate personnel Provide communications (phone) at site, if possible Maintain constant communications Fire/Explosion Refer to written fire-fighting plan Prepare to evacuate if necessary "First few minutes are the most critical" Innundations (water, gas) Withdraw to safe location Pull power Account for all persons Refer to escapeway and evacuation plan Gas Ventilate area Serious Injury Arrange for immediate transportation Provide First Aid Request ambulance Request EMT/backup Roof Falls Account for all people Pull power Prepare to support area Danger off all approaches Training Table-top exercises Safety talks Mock scenarios Escape, fire-fighting and emergency evacuation plan Donning SCSR's Personal Safety Plan for Safety Set "good" example Attitude toward safety Don't perform task you would not assign another to do Refer to SWI's for jobs on section Keep visible Communicate Use proper tools Be aware of all company policies Don't be afraid to ask questions Demand that persons around you perform in a safe manner