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Mining Industry Committee

Conference Room, Mansfield Mines Rescue Station

10.30am, Tuesday 23 October 2007


1  Introduction and Apologies  

Minutes of last meeting (MIC/M/26062007)

3 Matters arising  
4 Accident Statistics (MIC/23102007/1) I Waugh
5  Implementation of the Inhalable Dust Regulations     I Waugh
6 Training: Structure and developments R Hayward
7 Mines Rescue Service B Jones
8 Health & Safety (Miscellaneous Amendment and Revocations) Regulations 2008 (MIC/23102007/2) G Gilmour
9 Standing Committees report to MIC
  9.1 Escape and Rescue operations in mines (MIC/23102007/3)
I Waugh
10 MIC Reconstitution (MIC/23102007/4) D Mitchell
11 Any other business  
12 Date and venue of next meeting:
Tues 23 October 2007 - Venue to be confirmed
13 Close  

The Committee:

  1. noted trends in accidents and ill health in the coal mining industry
  2. noted implementation of Inhalable Dust Regulations
  3. reviewed structure and training for mine supervisors qualification
  4. received a report from the Mines Rescue Service
  5. discussed proposal to revoke obsolete Special Regulations
  6. Standing Committees’ Report – Escape and Rescue Operations in Mines paper accepted
  7. acceptance of reconstitution of the Committee
  8. noted New Chair of Health & Safety Commission
  9. noted dates of future meetings
Updated 2009-05-20