772. Ground control measures in all mines.

The mine operator1 must ensure that such ground control measures are taken as are necessary to keep secure every place in the mine2 where persons work or pass3. The duty to keep secure every place in the mine where persons work or pass is a duty to ensure security against any reasonably foreseeable risk to the health and safety of any person4. Before any excavation is undertaken at a mine, the mine operator must carry out an assessment of the risks from ground movement5. The mine operator must ensure that the assessment is: (1) recorded; and (2) reviewed and,