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Safety and health in mines research advisory board

Annual Review 2005




Mr D Mitchell, HM Chief Inspector of Mines, HSE.

Industry Representative Members

Mr I Parker, National Association of Colliery Overmen, Deputies and Shotfirers;

Mr R Young, President, the British Association of Colliery Management;

Mr N Greatrex, President, the Union of Democratic Mineworkers;

Mr T Spurry, Group Safety Engineer, UK Coal Mining Ltd;

Mr D Flack, Chairman, the Federation of Independent Mines;

Mr G Underwood, Coal Mining Contractors Association;

Dr P Holmes, British Gypsum Ltd and the Mining Association of the UK;

Adviser members

Dr D J Buchanan, Chief Executive, Health and Safety Laboratory;

     (Dr Buchanan retired during the year and was replaced by Mr Eddie Morland)

Mr A Miller, Head of Mining Policy, HSE;

Mr R G Siddall, Past President of the Institution of Mining Engineers;

Dr R Quinlan, Medical Director, Business Health Care Ltd;

Dr R Stace, School of Civil Engineering, University of Nottingham;

Dr B Jones, Chief Executive, Mines Rescue Services Ltd;

Dr D Bigby, Rock Mechanics Technology Ltd;

Mr P Deakin, Director General, Association of British Mining Equipment Companies.

Others who contributed to SHMRAB meetings during 2005

Mr N West, Health and Safety Laboratory;

Mr A Allsop, Union of Democratic Mineworkers;

Mr D Moore, UK Coal Mining Ltd;

Mr S C Bennett, Mines Rescue Service Ltd;

Mr I Waugh, HM Principal District Inspector of Mines;

Mr G Gilmour, HM Inspector of Mines, Technical Secretary to SHMRAB;

Mr N Hill, HSE, Minutes Secretary to SHMRAB;

SHMRAB Secretariat

HM Inspectorate of Mines
Health and Safety Executive
1.2 Redgrave Court
Merton Road
L20 7HS

Updated 2009-05-22