742. Health and safety in relation to mines.

The management and administration of health and safety at mines is now governed largely by regulations1, which also apply to tips2. Duties are imposed on owners, managers, employers and employees, and requirements for a management structure are laid down3.

The owner4 of a mine5 must not appoint6 another person to be the mine operator7 unless that person is suitable and has sufficient resources to be able to operate the mine safely8. Where the owner of a mine appoints another person to be the mine operator, the owner must provide the mine operator with any relevant information that is available, or