OHS Regulation

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

Section 30 Underground coal mine manager’s certificate

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

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

(a) if the worker is a professional engineer in the mining discipline, has experience in underground coal mining totalling at least 5 years, including at least one year of working at the working face, and has demonstrated knowledge of the Act, the regulations and the relevant portions of the adopted code and underground mine rescue acceptable to a Director of Inspection,

(b) if a Director of Inspection is satisfied that the worker has sufficient knowledge and experience in underground coal mining to manage underground coal mine activities safely, or

(c) if the worker 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 manager’s certificate in that jurisdiction or that is recognized by that Director as the equivalent in that jurisdiction of an underground coal mine manager’s certificate issuable under this section.

(3) to (5) Repealed AR 182/2013 s19.