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The Management and Administration of Safety and Health at Mines Regulations 1993

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of these Regulations

    4. 4.Duties of employers of employees at work at a mine

    5. 5.Duties of employees at work at a mine

  3. PART II OWNERS OF MINES

    1. 6.General duties of the owner of the mine

    2. 7.Notification of mining operations

  4. PART III STRUCTURE OF HEALTH AND SAFETY MANAGEMENT,SUPERVISION AND INSPECTION OF THE MINE

    1. 8.Appointment of the manager and substitute

    2. 9.Authority and duties of the manager of the mine

    3. 10.Management structure

    4. 11.Installation, inspection and maintenance etc. of plant and equipment

    5. 12.Arrangements for inspection at the mine

    6. 13.Additional duties of the manager of the mine

    7. 14.Limitation on the number of mines a person may manage

    8. 15.Appointment of managers to manage parts of a mine

    9. 16.Instructions given to the manager by the owner

  5. PART IV QUALIFICATIONS

    1. 17.Approval of qualifications

    2. 18.Certificates of qualification

    3. 19.Certificates issued under the 1954 Act to remain valid

    4. 20.Refusal to issue certificates

    5. 21.Replacement of certificates

    6. 22.Expenses relating to certain certificates

  6. PART V TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

    1. 23.Restrictions on doing work by unskilled persons

    2. 24.Appointment of a person to organise training at the mine

    3. 25.Scheme of training and supervision

    4. 26.Duties of the person appointed to organise training

  7. PART VI SURVEYORS AND PLANS

    1. 27.Appointment of surveyors

    2. 28.Duties of the surveyor

    3. 29.Working plans, ventilation plans and geological map

    4. 30.Facilities and information to be given to the surveyor

    5. 31.Plans relating to abandoned mines or discontinued seams and vein-systems

    6. 32.Retention and availability of plans etc.

    7. 33.Faulty plans

  8. PART VII RECORDS AND INFORMATION

    1. 34.Notification of appointments to the Executive

    2. 35.Form and retention of reports, records etc.

    3. 36.Provision of covered accommodation and information to be kept in it

    4. 37.Posting of notices

  9. PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 38.Exemptions

    2. 39.Disapplication of section 157 of the 1954 Act

    3. 40.Disapplication of the Factories Act 1961 to mine premises

  10. PART IX REPEALS, MODIFICATIONS, REVOCATIONS AND SAVINGS

    1. 41.Repeals and modifications

    2. 42.Certain provisions of the 1954 Act not to apply to mines

    3. 43.Revocations and modifications to instruments

    4. 44.Application of the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981 to mines

    5. 45.Records and registers required to be kept under the 1954 Act

  11. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      PROVISIONS OF THE 1954 ACT EXPRESSLY PROVIDING THAT A PERSON IS TO BE GUILTY OF AN OFFENCE

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      NOTIFICATIONS TO THE EXECUTIVE

      1. PART I INFORMATION TO BE NOTIFIED 28 DAYS IN ADVANCE

        1. 1.The name, address and location of the mine.

        2. 2.The name and address of the owner.

        3. 3.The start of work to open a mine, seam or...

        4. 4.The start of operations to sink a new shaft or...

        5. 5.The resumption of work on a seam or vein-system or...

        6. 6.The re-opening of a mine, seam, vein-system, shaft or outlet....

      2. PART II EVENTS TO BE NOTIFIED TO THE EXECUTIVE WITHIN 28 DAYS

        1. 1.Any change in the name, address and location of the...

        2. 2.Any change in the name and address of the owner....

        3. 3.A seam or vein-system ceasing to be worked or a...

        4. 4.The abandonment of the mine or of a seam, vein-system,...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      REPEALS AND MODIFICATIONS OF THE 1954 ACT

      1. PART I REPEALS

      2. PART II MODIFICATIONS

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PROVISIONS OF THE 1954 ACT NOT TO APPLY TO MINES AND EXTENT OF CONSEQUENT MODIFICATIONS

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      REVOCATIONS

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      MODIFICATIONS TO REGULATIONS RELATING TO DEPUTIES

  12. Explanatory Note

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