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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Rooms 1, 2 & 3 HSL Buxton

10.30am, Tuesday 20 June 2006


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of last meeting
  3. Matters arising
  4. Inhalable dust Regulations
    A Miller
  5. Accident Statistics
    I Waugh
  6. Special regulations and closed mines
    (MIC/20062006/1) A Miller/R White
  7. Standing Committees report to MIC
    • 7.1 Safety & Health in Mines Research Advisory Board
      MIC/20062006/2) G Gilmour
    • 7.2 National Technical Liaison Committee for Safe Manriding in Mines
      (MIC/20062006/3) P J McGuinness
  8. Mines Rescue Service
    B Jones
  9. Safety Performance indicators
    P J McGuinness
  10. Update on PU resin
    I Waugh
  11. Any other business
  12. Date and venue of next meetings:
    • 7 November 2006, 10.30, BACM Conference Room, Doncaster
  13. Close

The Committee:

  1. reviewed progress with the legislative renewal programme
  2. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  3. reviewed process applied to revocation of Special Regulations applicable to closed mines
  4. reviewed work of SHMRAB
  5. reviewed work of NTLCSMIM
  6. received report from the Mines Rescue Service
  7. reviewed Safety Performance indicators for the mining industry
  8. reviewed further progress addressing hazards associated with the use of cavity fill/strata reinforcing resins
  9. noted date of next meeting
Updated 2009-05-20