Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016

61 Maintenance of records of health and safety management system

(1)

The mine operator must ensure that the following records are kept:

(a)

the current version of the health and safety management system:

(b)

any previous versions of the health and safety management system that applied in the preceding 7-year period:

(c)

records of all reviews and audits of the health and safety management system, or any part of it, that have been conducted in the preceding 7-year period:

(d)

records of any risk appraisal carried out to identify principal hazards at the mining operation as required by regulation 66(1)(a).

(2)

The mine operator must ensure that the records referred to in subclause (1) are maintained in such a way that—

(a)

the current version of the health and safety management system can be clearly identified; and

(b)

every previous version of the health and safety management system required to be kept is kept as it was while it was current and shows the period during which it was current.

(3)

The mine operator must ensure that the records referred to in subclause (1) are made available, on request, to WorkSafe, a health and safety representative, or an industry health and safety representative.

(4)

A person who contravenes this regulation commits an offence and is liable on conviction,—

(a)

for an individual, to a fine not exceeding $2,000:

(b)

for any other person, to a fine not exceeding $10,000.

Compare: SR 2013/483 r 61