520. General application of the legislation.

Safety, health and welfare in mines1 and quarries2 are regulated by the Mines and Quarries Acts 1954 and Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969, 3the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and subordinate legislation made under those Acts4, particularly the Quarries Regulations 19995 and the Mines Regulations 20146. Health and safety legislation is to be found elsewhere in this work6.

The Mines and Quarries Act 1954 regulated the management and control of mines although much of the legislation relating to mines and quarries is now contained in regulations and is to be found elsewhere in this work