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Document ID (ISN)107491
CIS number 07-1433
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6254-8
Year 2007
Convention or series no. L145
Health and Safety Commission
Title Control of inhalable dust in mines - The Coal Mines (Control of Inhalable Dust) Regulations 2007
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Aug. 2007. iv, 56p. lllus. 21 ref. Price: GBP 11.50.
Abstract This approved code of practice provides guidance on how to comply with the United Kingdom Coal Mines (Control of Inhalable Dust) Regulations 2007. It is particularly relevant to mine owners and mine managers, as well as to employers with employees who may be required to work below ground at coal mines and the self-employed contractors. It comments each of the 14 specific regulations of the regulatory package covering areas such as hazard evaluation, control of exposure, sampling and analysis, health surveillance information and training.
Descriptors (primary) airborne dust; United Kingdom; coal mining; limitation of exposure; underground mining
Descriptors (secondary) coal dust; responsibilities of employers; respirable dust; hazard evaluation; safety guides; sampling and analysis; medical supervision; comment on directive; safety and health training; legislation
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying