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  • 1) Pushes mine cars onto and off mine shaft cage and informs workers when cage is used to carry mine personnel: Pushes or pulls loaded cars off cage at surface and replaces with cars that are empty or loaded with supplies.

  • 2) Pulls empty cars from cage at bottom or intermediate levels of mine and moves onto sidings for distribution and loading.

  • 3) Gives directions to workers in loading of cage to ensure conformance to safety regulations.

  • 4) Signals HOIST OPERATOR with bell or buzzer when cage is to be moved.

  • 5) May load cage with materials and equipment to be lowered into mine.

  • 6) May record number of containers and estimate production weights.

  • 7) May tend automatic elevator.

  • 8) May be designated according to level in mine shaft at which work is performed as Bottomer II; Foot Cager; Head Cager; Top Cager.




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Job Number: 1319