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Health and Safety Commission

Deep Mined Coal Industry Advisory Committee

Twenty Seventh meeting of the Deep Mined Coal Industry Advisory Committee

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30 am on Tuesday 17 July 2001


  1. Introduction and apologies
  2. Minutes of Twenty Fourth meeting - (DMCIAC/MIN/26/01)
  3. Matters arising
    • The Committee noted the change of representatives for both Tower Colliery and Scottish Coal and also the change of name from RJB Mining (UK) Plc to UK Coal Mining Plc
  4. Legislative Renewal Programme
    • The Committee noted progress on the review of legislative packages, in particular the development of a 3 year programme
  5. Mines Rescue Matters - (DMCIAC/01/02)
    • The Committee noted Mines Rescue Service staffing levels and service
  6. Accident Statistics
    • The Committee noted the trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  7. Progress on interconnection of ATEX and non ATEX equipment
    • The Committee considered progress towards development of a system for risk assessment of the interconnection of ATEXand non ATEX equipment
  8. Fall of ground incidents 2000/01 - (DMCIAC/01/03)
    • The Committee reviewed incidents of fall of ground during 2000/01
  9. IAC members - register of interests/personal liability
  10. Any other business
  11. Date and venue of next meeting
    • The Committee noted the next meeting would be held on 16 October 2001
  12. Close

Published on HSE website with decisions 25 July 2001

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