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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Room, Mansfield Mines Rescue Station

10.30am, Wednesday 21 February 2007


  1. Introduction and Apologies
  2. Minutes of last meeting
  3. Matters arising
  4. Inhalable Dust Regulations
    I Waugh
  5. Accident Statistics
    I Waugh
  6. Training
    I Waugh
  7. Standing Committees report to MIC
    • 7.1. Occupational Health in Mines Committee
      (MIC/21/02/2007/2) - G Gilmour
  8. Mines Rescue Service
    B Jones
  9. Safe Havens guidance – progress report
    I Waugh
  10. Any other business
  11. Date and venue of next meetings:
    • Tues 26 June 2007 - 10.30am, Mansfield Rescue Station
    • Tues 23 October 2007 - venue to be confirmed
  12. Close

The Committee:

  1. discussed developments of the Inhalable Dust Regulations and noted the provision of an M2 certified sampling pump
  2. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  3. reviewed progress with nationally recognised training for coal/non-coal mines
  4. Standing Committees' Report – Occupational Health Committee paper accepted
  5. received a report from the Mines Rescue Service
  6. Safe Havens guidance progress report would be presented to the next meeting
  7. noted dates of future meetings for 2007
Updated 2012-10-01