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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30am on Tuesday 17 February 2004


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Membership and Constitution of Mining Industry Committee
    • 2.1 Sub groups
  3. Progress on inhalable dust Regulations
    A Miller
  4. Accident Statistics *
    I Waugh
  5. Mines Rescue Service
    B Jones
  6. Approvals
    G Goodlad
  7. Fire detection WG - update
    G Goodlad
  8. Falls of ground annual report *
    J Arthur
  9. Support Working Group - update
    J Arthur
  10. Any other business
    • 10.1 Consultative Documents
      • Hand-arm Vibration
      • Whole-body Vibration
      • Work at Height
  11. Date and venue of next meetings:
    • 22 June 2004 & 19 October 2004, 10.30, BACM Conference Room, Doncaster
  12. Close

The Committee:

  1. noted the membership and constitution of the Mining Industry Committee together with the status and role of committee sub-groups
  2. reviewed progress with the legislative renewal programme
  3. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  4. considered the relocation of the Ashby Mines Rescue Station to Rawdon
  5. reviewed the situation in respect of HSE Approval of mining equipment and specifications
  6. received updates from the Fire Detection WG and the Support WG and reviewed the Falls of Ground Annual Report
  7. noted the dates of future meetings for 2004.

Copies of papers are available from the Secretary.

Updated 2009-05-20