537. Powers and duties of mine operators.

The mine operator1 must take the necessary measures to ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the mine and its equipment are designed, constructed, equipped, commissioned, operated and maintained in such a way that persons at work can perform the work assigned to them without endangering their own health and safety or the health and safety of others2.

The mine operator must coordinate all measures relating to the health and safety of persons at work at the mine and their implementation3. The mine operator must ensure that, in the event of the abandonment or ceasing of operations at a