Legal liability for mining

Course description

The course will provide learners with a better understanding of the concept of legal liability within the mining sector, and how legislation regulates and enforces it.

Summative assessment

  • Written assessment to be done at the end of the course; learners must achieve a minimum of 65%

Course outline

By the end of the course, the successful learner will have a basic understanding of:

  • Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA)
  • Duties of employer, employees and supervisor
  • HSE representatives roles, duties and powers
  • Manufacturers’ and suppliers’ duty for health and safety
  • Duties of a Chief Safety Officer and Safety Officers
  • Role, powers and authority of the DMR inspectorate.