NSC RECOMMENDATION ON CONTRACT MINING AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION. BRIEF ABOUT NSC
NSC RECOMMENDATION ON CONTRACT MINING AND ITS IMPLEMENTATION
BRIEF ABOUT NSC
National Safety Conference was first held in Calcutta on 5th-6th August, 1958. Till today ten safety conference s have been held. Its Purpose is to improve Safety Awareness in mining industry and to prevent Mine Disaster. The thrust area of 10th Safety conference was on Contractor working.
OBJECTIVE OF NSC
It provides platform to improve safety standard, health and welfare of persons employed in mines.
EMPLOYMENT & ACCIDENT SCENARIOAn exercise on fatality to contractual employees in coal mines during the past decade was conducted by DGMS which revealed that:-
Overall fatality rate in coal mines varies from 0.21 to 0.31 per thousand persons during thelast decade. The fatality rate in within company’s owned employees vary from 0.21 to 0.30 `whereas within the contractual employees it varies from 0.52 to 1.14 per thousand persons which is 2.47 to 5.42 times the fatality rate of Company’s owned employees.
PREVENTIVE MEASURESIn the light of the above, the following measures are required to be taken to reduce the trends of fatality of contractual employees in the mines and activities incidental to or connected therewith: