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CIS 94-1811 Regulations concerning mining safety [Chile]
Reglamento de seguridad minera [in Spanish]
This compendium of mining legislation contains 11 texts: Decree 72 (1985) - Regulation on mining safety (see also CIS 88-1420); Resolution 210 (1988) establishing categories for the breaching of the Regulation on mining safety; Resolution 575 (1993) authorizing training courses for experts in risk prevention in the mining industry; Decree 745 (1992) - Regulation on minimum requirements for hygienic and environmental conditions in workplaces (see also CIS 87-364); Decree 86 (1970) on the construction and operation of tailings settling tanks; Decree 185 (1991) on the operation of equipment emitting sulfur dioxide, particulate matter and arsenic; Decree 77 (1982) on the control of weapons and explosives; Decree 73 (1992) on the use of explosives in mining enterprises; Decree 379 (1985) on basic safety requirements for the storage and handling of liquid fuels based on petroleum; Decree 226 (1982) on safety requirements of installations and locales where fuel is stored; Resolution 1851 (1993) on the qualifications of safety experts in the mining industry.
Asociación Chilena de Seguridad, Casilla 14565, Correo Central, Santiago, Chile, 1994. 179p.


CIS 88-1420
Ministerio de Minería
Regulation on mining safety [Chile]
Reglamento de seguridad minera [in Spanish]
Contents of this regulation applying to the whole of the Chilean mining industry: general provisions; obligations of the employer and the workers; general safety rules; personal protective equipment; minimal sanitation requirements; first aid requirements; accident statistics; explosives; electricity; surface operations; open-cut mining; underground mining; coal mining; petroleum extraction; civil engineering works conducted in conjunction with mining operations.
Diario Oficial de la República de Chile, 27 Jan. 1986, No.32.382, año CVIII, p.536-553.

CIS 86-1490 Safety in mines
Aprueba reglamento de seguridad minera [in Spanish]
This Decree lays down (in 523 sections) detailed safety rules for all mining operations in Chile. It begins by defining the obligations of employers and workers (ss. 15 to 25) and setting out general safety rules (ss. 30 to 40). More particularly it provides for every undertaking to draw up its own work rules in accordance with the Decree, and entrusts enforcement and supervision to the National Geology and Mining Service. Other parts of the Decree deal with various technical matters, such as explosives, electricity, work above ground, open-cast and underground mining, the operation of coal mines and the extraction of petroleum. The Decree replaces Decree No.32 of 1969 on the same subject. Duplicate of CIS 88-1420.
Diario Oficial de la República de Chile, No.32.382, Year CVIII, 27 Jan. 1986, p.536-553.