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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Room, Mansfield Mines Rescue Station

10.30am, Tuesday 26 June 2007


1  Introduction and Apologies  

Minutes of last meeting (MIC/M/21022007)

3 Matters arising  
4 Statements    R Turfitt
5 Inhalable Dust Regulations  I Waugh
6 Accident Statistics     I Waugh
7 Safe Havens guidance (MIC26062007/1) J A Foster
8 Blue Lights (MIC26062007/2) T Goodman
9 Mines Rescue Service B Jones

Standing Committees report to MIC

10.1  Safety & Health in Mines Research Advisory Board (MIC26062007/3)           

10.2  National Technical Liaison Committee for Safe
Manriding in Mines (MIC26062007/4)                                                                         


G Gilmour


P J McGuinness

11 MIC Reconstitution   D Mitchell
12 Any other business  
13 Date and venue of next meeting:
Tues 23 October 2007 - venue to be confirmed
14 Close  

The Committee:

  1. received presentation addressing the taking of witness statements
  2. noted that Inhalable Dust Regulations would come into effect on 1.10.07
  3. noted trends in accidents in the coal mining industry
  4. endorsed Safe Havens guidance document
  5. received presentation addressing visibility using “blue lights”
  6. received report from the Mines Rescue Service
  7. MIC Standing Committees’ Report – Safety & Health in Mines Research Advisory Board report accepted.
  8. reviewed restructuring of Committee
  9. noted date of future meeting for 2007
Updated 2009-05-20