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Agenda Number: DMCIAC/A220102

Health and Safety Commission

Deep Mined Coal Industry Advisory Committee

Twenty Ninth Meeting

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30am on Tuesday 22 January 2002


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of Twenty Eighth meeting (DMCIAC/MIN/28/01)
  3. Matters arising
  4. Legislative Renewal Programme
  5. Accident Statistics
  6. Reporting of manriding train derailments (DMCIAC/220101)
  7. Revitalising H & S UK Coal presentation
  8. Mines Rescue Matters
    • 8.1 IMC Research project
  9. Any other business
  10. Date and venue of next meetings
    • 23 April 2002
    • 16 July 2002 BACM Conference Room, Doncaster
    • 15 Oct 2002 )

The Committee:

  1. noted progress with the legislative renewal programme
  2. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  3. considered and agreed proposals to introduce voluntary reporting of non reportable manriding train derailments
  4. commended UK Coal on work addressing Revitalising Health and Safety
  5. reviewed research confirming the suitability of Mines Rescue arrangements
  6. agreed a representative from Coalpower Limited would be invited to join the Committee as an Adviser Member
  7. noted the dates of future meetings for 2002

Published on HSE website with decisions 25 January 2002

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