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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Suite, British Association of Colliery Management, Doncaster

10.30am, Tuesday 14 February 2006


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of last meeting
  3. Matters arising
  4. Inhalable dust Regulations
    (MIC/14022006/4) A Miller
  5. Use of cavity fill/strata reinforcing resins
    M Williams
  6. Accident Statistics
    (MIC/14022006/1) P B Scott
  7. Mines Rescue Service
    B Jones
  8. MIC Standing Committees report
    • 8.1 Occupational Health
      G Gilmour
  9. Proposed MIC Guidance on prevention of heat illness in mines
    (MIC/14022006/3) G Gilmour
  10. Implications of the Hampton report
    G Gilmour
  11. Any other business
  12. Date and venue of next meetings:
    • 20 June 2006 10.30, HSL Buxton
    • 7 November2006 10.30, BACM Conference Room, Doncaster
  13. Close

The Committee:

  1. reviewed progress with the legislative renewal programme
  2. received a presentation addressing hazards associated with the use of cavity fill/strata reinforcing resins
  3. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  4. received a report from the Mines Rescue Service
  5. Standing Committees' Report - Occupational Health Committee paper accepted
  6. reviewed proposals for MIC guidance for prevention of heat illness in mines
  7. considered implications arising from the Hampton report
  8. noted the dates of future meetings for 2006.
Updated 2009-05-20