Mines can be hazardous environments and the possibility of fire, flood, explosion and collapse has the potential to simultaneously affect a large number of people. Continued work between HSE and Stakeholders is aimed at controlling these risks.
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In order to perform certain functions within a coal, shale or fireclay mine, you must possess a certificate from the Health and Safety Executive. This section details how to apply for the appropriate certificates.
HSE has been undertaking a fundamental review of existing legislation. Formal consultation on proposals for new Regulations to replace the current law starts on 7 April.