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  1. Ireland - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Extractive Industries) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 467 of1997). - S. I. No. 467 of 1997

    Adoption: 1997-11-21 | Date of entry into force: 1997-11-21 | IRL-1997-R-48555

    Sets forth duties of employers with regard to mining or drilling offshore. Duties include the provision of health surveillance, information, instruction and training, and protection against explosion and fire. Regulates ventilation, rest rooms, working conditions for women and disabled employees, plant and machinery, structual stability of mines, and escape routes.

  2. Ireland - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Mines and Quarries (Notification of Dangerous Occurrences) Order 1970.

    Adoption: 1970-04-10 | IRL-1970-R-17608

  3. Ireland - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Mines and Quarries Act, 1965. -

    Adoption: 1965-05-11 | IRL-1965-L-64735

    Comprehensive legislation on mines and quarries. Divided into 14 parts. Part 1 contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 regulates management and control of mines and quarries. Part 3 provides for safety, health and welfare in mines; Part 4 for safety, health and welfare in quarries. Part 5 regulates notification and investigation of accidents and diseases. Part 6 deals with workmen's inspections, Part 7 with fencing of abandoned and disused mines, and Part 8 with conditions of employment. Part 9 provides for records, returns and information, Part 10 for regulations, and 11 for checkweighing at coal mines. Part 12 deals with inspectors, and Part 13 with offences, penalties and legal proceedings. Part 14 contains miscellaneous provisions.

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