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Discussion Points – International Labor

organization

Presented By: Chief Inspectorate of Mines


Designation: Junior Inspectorate of Mines
Decision of Supreme court in respect to ILO

• As the Mineral mining industry is grooming to its development stage,


and mining industry is switch over from traditional mining to
mechanized mining
• Pertaining to mechanized mining, safety hazards in mine is also
increases.
• Provincial Government in collaboration with ILO develop and
implement capacity building programs for all Officers in the field of
Inspection, Safety, Health and welfare of the workers
ILO Agenda

• Expectations under the Orders of Supreme Court,


• How ILO can assist Inspectorate of Mines in their Duties and
Functions.
• Training of Mine Inspectorate
• Training of Mine Worker
• Establishment of Training Centre and Safety Equipment warehouse
ILO Focus Targets
Efforts of Inspectorate of Mines after the Decision of
Supreme Court

• A high level meeting of all Inspectors of Mines was called by The Chief Inspector of
Mines Sindh on 13-04-2018 for implementation of orders of the apex Court
• During the meeting following decision was taken:
• Inspections should be carried out on regularly basis or at least twice in a
week
• Ensure the safety precautions and protective measure are taken by the
mechanized units (i.e. crushing station, mining excavator, drill rigs)
• Safety guidelines has to be communicated to relevant person
• Strong actions to be carried out against illegal mining
• Medical examination of workers to be carried out

Note High level of Meeting was Lead by Chief Inspectorate of Mines for Implementation of court
Efforts of Inspectorate of Mines after the Decision
of Supreme Court

• An other high level meeting with the Top Management of The


Cement Companies was called by this office on 16-04-2018.
• During the meeting following decision was taken:
• To setup silicosis diagnostic center in cement factories.
• To ensure compliance of safety standards at work places.
• To provide ‘Hygiene Card’ to the workers.
• To update the entry of ‘Hygiene Card’
• To provide awareness with regard to occupational Diseases.
• To display general information for the safety of workers.
Efforts of Inspectorate of Mines after the Decision of
Supreme Court

• One day workshop ‘Prevention of Silicosis and other Occupational Diseases’


organized by this office on 26-04-2018.
• Lecture was delivered “On one day workshop” following points are addressed
• On account of prevalence, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and
investigations carried out for the diagnosis of silicosis.
• To make efforts to reduce exposure of the worker to Silica Dust.
• Use of suitable Personal Protective Equipment.
• To establish a registry for Occupational Diseases in general and Silicosis in
particular.
• To train the Workers regarding Safe System of work.
• To modify the old Mines Act to the present day need

One Day Workshop was conducted for Prevention of Silicosis


Efforts of Inspectorate of Mines after the Decision
of Supreme Court

• Following are effort of inspectorate of mines after the decision of


supreme court
– One day workshop ‘Prevention of Silicosis and other
Occupational Diseases’ organized by this office on 26-04-2018.
– Decision Taken by The Worthy Secretary, M&MD:
– The orders of the apex court will be attached with every grant of
lease.
– The orders of the apex court will also be attached to already
granted leases.
Requirement of ILO

• Vehicles : There are 14 Mines Inspectors working in the


Inspectorate of Mines out of which 04 have officials vehicles (2 of
vehicles are 25 years old ) and others 10 Mines Inspectors are
using public transport. The ILO may be requested to donate 05
vehicles for Inspection purpose.
• Funds for following purpose :
– Establishment of Training Centre at Karachi.
– Establishment of Safety Equipment warehouse at Karachi (to
supply the safety Equipment to Mine operators on no profit no
loss basis).
Training for Mine Inspectors
(Training to Trainers)

• Trainee for Mine Inspectors is conducted in Foreign Countries i.e.


Australia, Canada, USA in following Disciplines:

– Mines Inspection Services.


– Mine Safety.
– Mine Safety Techniques.
School of Mining

• The Main Objective of School of Mining are:


– To Train the on job Workers
– To Produce skill labors and mid level supervisory staff for Mining
Industry.
– To award Diploma and short Certificates in Mining Discipline.
– Associate Engineering in Mining will also be offered.
Capacity Building

• Training of Mine Workers:


– Translation of Training Material into local Language including text
material
– Pictorial Presentations/ videos included
– Use of Earth moving Machinery and its safety
– Emergency Response Plan