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Agenda number: DMCIAC/A/25/00

Health and Safety Commission

Deep Mined Coal Industry Advisory Committee

Twenty Fifth Meeting of the Deep Mined Coal Industry Advisory Committee

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30 am Tuesday 23 January 2001


  1. Introduction and apologies
  2. Minutes of Twenty Fourth meeting
  3. Matters arising
  4. Legislative Renewal Programme
  5. Mines Rescue Matters
  6. Reviewing HSC's Advisory Committees
  7. Accident Statistics
  8. Connecting old certified equipment to ATEX equipment
  9. Securing Health Together
  10. Any other business
  11. Date and venue of next meeting
  12. Close

The Committee:

  1. welcomed Rev Dr John Roden as the "Public Interest" member of the DMCIAC;
  2. noted progress on the review of legislative packages, in particular the Respirable Dust Regulations;
  3. noted the review of the HSC's Advisory Committees; iv) noted the trends in accidents in the coal mining industry;
  4. considered questions arising from the connection of existing electrical equipment to equipment complying with the ATEX directive;
  5. noted future meetings would be held on:-
    • 24 April 2001
    • 17 July 2001
    • 16 October 2001

Published on HSE website with decisions 1 February 2001

Updated 2009-05-19