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Document ID (ISN)64944
CIS number 95-1173
ISBN(s) 0-11-053296-1
Year 1995
Convention or series no. Statutory Instruments 1995 No.2005
Title Health and Safety - The Mines Miscellaneous Health and Safety Provisions Regulations 1995 [United Kingdom]
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1995. 7p. Price: GBP 1.95.
Abstract These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of Directive 92/104/EEC (see CIS 94-758) concerning the minimum requirements for improving safety and health in surface and underground mining. Matters covered: safety instructions and the drawing up of a "health and safety document"; health surveillance; protection against fires, explosions and toxic gases; provision of emergency lighting and personal lamps; operating plans for rockbursts and gas outbursts; handling of flammable materials and hydraulic fluids. The two 1956 Coal and other Mines Rules, concerning working plans and abandonment plans respectively, are revoked.
Descriptors (primary) mining and quarrying; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) flammable substances; toxic gases; safety lighting; explosion protection; plant safety and health organization; fire protection; medical supervision; law; protection against outbursts of gas
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying