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  1. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Act of 30 October 1997 to amend the Work Conditions Act and the Dangerous Tools Act in connection with the spread of adjustments required in the mining sector.

    Adoption: 1997-10-30 | NLD-1997-L-48139

    Employees in the mining industry herewith are covered by the same safety and working conditions as industrial workers in other sectors.

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

    Decree of 6 June 1996 amending the Mining Regulation of 1964 (protection of young workers).

    Adoption: 1996-06-06 | Date of entry into force: 1996-06-22 | NLD-1996-R-46364

    The Mining Regulation (first enacted with Stb.538, 1964) is herewith amended to conform with the European Union's Guidelines that were established by the Council of the EU on 22 June 1994 (PbEG L 216). Minimum regulations are herewith adopted for the improvement of working conditions and to provide for more security and health of the workers.

  3. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 4 February 1995 to amend mining regulations of 1964 concerning safety standards and warnings regarding occupational hazards.

    Adoption: 1995-02-04 | Date of entry into force: 1995-02-21 | NLD-1995-R-41506

    This Decree introduces required European Union-wide minimum regulations on safety and health warnings in the mining sector. (See for earlier amendments and for the original law: Stb. 538, 1964; Stb. 83, 1983; and Stb. 793, 1994).

  4. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 4 November 1994 to amend the Mine Regulation 1964 and the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation (stronghold of mining installations, helicopter decks and radio diaries).

    Adoption: 1994-11-04 | Date of entry into force: 1994-11-23 | NLD-1994-R-40603

    Amends article 36d of the Mine Regulation 1964, in order to bring it in conformity with the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation, by providing that an undertaking which is making use of mining installations needs an official certificate stating that installations are meeting the stronghold requirements and that installations have to be subjected to regular inspection. Inserts new articles 36ja and 36jb to the Mine Regulation 1964 and articles 40a and 40b to the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation. Those articles contain security requirements on the use of helicopters for transportation from and to mining installations and on the use of helicopter decks. Lays the obligation upon the concerned undertakings to keep a radio diary on mining installations.

  5. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 9 August 1994 to amend the Mines Regulation of 1964 and the Mines (Continental Shelf) Regulation (carcinogenic substances and processes).

    Adoption: 1994-08-09 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-26 | NLD-1994-R-45029

    Concerns the protection of employees against hazards of exposure to carcinogenic agents at work. Inserts a new article 234c, respectively 152c, to make the Decree on carcinogenic substances and processes applicable to the mining industry.

  6. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 29 July 1994 to lay down minimum regulations to improve the protection of the safety and health of employees of the open-cast quarrying industry. Working Environment (Open-Pit Quarrying Industry) Decree.

    Adoption: 1994-07-29 | Date of entry into force: 1994-08-17 | NLD-1994-R-45020

    Provides that employers must supply a safety and health document inter alia taking stock of and evaluating risks. Employers further must take appropriate measures against fire, explosions or harmful substances and provide for escape ways, life-saving appliances, communication and alarm systems.

  7. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 27 May 1994 to amend the Mine Regulation of 1964 and the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation (asbestos).

    Adoption: 1994-05-27 | Date of entry into force: 1994-09-01 | NLD-1994-R-44993

    Implements EC Directive 83/477/EEC concerning the protection of employees against the risk of exposure to asbestos at work. Declares the Asbestos Decree equally applicable to the mining industry.

  8. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 11 May 1994 to amend the Mine Regulation of 1964 and the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation (lead).

    Adoption: 1994-05-11 | Date of entry into force: 1994-06-10 | NLD-1994-R-44989

    Implements EC Directive 82/605/EEC concerning the protection of employees against the risks of exposure to metallic lead and its ion combinations at work. Declares the Lead Decree equally applicable to the mining industry.

  9. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 10 May 1994 to amend the Mines Regulation of 1964 and the Mines (Continental Shelf) Regulation (pregnant women and equal treatment of men and women).

    Adoption: 1994-05-10 | Date of entry into force: 1994-05-27 | NLD-1994-R-44984

    Modifies provisions in order to adapt regulation to the EC Directive 76/207/EEC concerning implementation of the principles of equal treatment for men and women. Implements EC Directive 92/85/EEC on pregnant women workers and EC Directive 92/91/EEC on the quarrying industry. Therefore provides for measures to protect occupational safety and health of pregnant or breast-feeding women workers active in the mining industry.

  10. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 28 March 1994 to amend the Mines Regulation of 1964 and the (Continental Shelf) Mines Regulation (screen work).

    Adoption: 1994-03-28 | Date of entry into force: 1994-04-15 | NLD-1994-R-44511

    Deals with safety and health prescriptions for work with screens. Declares the Decree on screen work also applicable to the mining industry. Provides that the State-supervision on mines shall control the observance of the Decree. Workers must be instructed on safety and health measures relating to the use of screens. The Works council shall be kept informed of all safety and health measures taken in enforcement of the Decree.

  11. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of 16 December 1993 to amend the Mine Regulation of 1964 and the Mine (Continental Shelf) Regulation (harmful noise).

    Adoption: 1993-12-16 | Date of entry into force: 1993-12-31 | NLD-1993-R-44468

    New sections on noise assessment and measurement, noise protection, hearing protectors and audiometric examination.

  12. Netherlands - Mining and quarrying workers - Law, Act

    Coal Mines Amendment Act 1972.

    Adoption: 1972-09-21 | NLD-1972-L-16772

    An Act to amend the Coal Mines Act 1925 [LS 1925 - NZ 2 (extracts) ... 1937 - NZ 2 (extracts). No. 8. Inter alia, repeals ss. 72 (1925 Act) and 9 (1937 Act) (Sunday employment), replaces s. 77 (appointment of check weighmen) and amends ss. 129 (periodical inspections), 130 (workmen's inspectors) and 133 (removal of cause of danger).


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