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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30am, Tuesday 19 October 2004


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of last meeting (MIC/M/22062004)
  3. Matters arising
  4. Progress on draft inhalible dust Regulations (MIC/19102004/1)
    A Miller/G Gilmour
  5. Accident Statistics
    I Waugh
  6. Mines Rescue Service
    B Jones
  7. Falls of Ground Annual report 2003/04 (MIC/19102004/2)
    J Arthur
  8. Escape and Rescue report to MIC (MIC/19102004/3)
    I Waugh
  9. Manriding train derailments (MIC/19102004/4)
    M Holyoak
  10. Any other business
  11. Date and venue of 2005 meetings:
    • 22nd Feb, 21st Jun, 25th Oct 2005, 10.30, BACM Conference Room, Doncaster
  12. Close

The Committee:

  1. reviewed progress with the draft inhalable dust Regulations
  2. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  3. reviewed the Falls of Ground Annual report for 2003/04
  4. received a report from the Chairman of the Escape and Rescue from Mines Working Group
  5. agreed to the continuation of the voluntary reporting of Manriding train derailments
  6. noted the dates of future meetings for 2005

Copies of the papers are available from:

The Secretary (MIC), Health and Safety Executive, HMIM, 6th floor, St Anne's House, University Road, Bootle, Merseyside L20 3RA

Updated 2009-05-20