OHS Regulation

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Part 3 Mining Operations and Mining Certificates

Section 31 Underground coal mine foreman’s certificate

(1) A person may apply in a form approved by a Director of Inspection for an underground coal mine foreman’s certificate.

(2) A Director of Inspection may issue an underground coal mine foreman’s certificate to a worker

(a) with experience totalling at least 5 years in an underground coal mine, including at least one year of working at the working face or its equivalent,

(b) who is knowledgeable about blasting procedures and underground rescue procedures,

(c) who holds a standard first aid certificate, and

(d) who satisfies a Director of Inspection that the applicant is competent to hold an underground coal mine foreman’s certificate

or who satisfies a Director of Inspection that the worker holds valid and current documentation from an equivalent certifying authority in another jurisdiction of Canada that is an underground coal mine foreman’s certificate in that jurisdiction or that is recognized by that Director as the equivalent in that jurisdiction of an underground coal mine foreman’s certificate issuable under this section.

(3) Repealed AR 182/2013 s20.