Jan 28 2020The mining industry has a reputation for being a risky business with health risks that are varied and often quite serious and it is important for miners to protect themselves accordingly Nevertheless mining doesn't have to be unsafe With the introduction of strict safety legislation and MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY REGULATIONS The Commissioner on the recommendation of the Minister under section 45 of the Mine Health and Safety Act and every enabling power makes the Mine Health and Safety Regulations INTERPRETATION 1 01 (1) In these regulations Act means the Mine Health and Safety Act

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