44. First aid stations.-
(1) At every mine there shall be provided and maintained first-aid equipment as prescribed in the Third Schedule, at conveniently accessible stations where injured persons may receive first-aid treatment, as follows :
(a) above ground, a first- aid station –
(i) at the top of every shaft or incline where men or material are normally wound or hauled;
(ii) in every workshop;
(iii) at every screening plant and loading place; and
(iv) at every other place where more than 50 persons are employed at any one time.
(b) In every opencast working, one first-aid station for every 50 persons or part thereof, employed at any one time; and
(c) below ground, one first-aid station –
i) at the bottom of every shaft where men or material are normally wound, and at or near every plant;
ii) near the drive end of every haulage;
iii) in or at the entrance to every district or section of the mine;
Provided that nothing in this sub-rule shall be construed to require the provision of a first-aid station within 300 metres of another first-aid station.
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