Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995

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ILO Convention
C176
Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995
Date of adoption June 22, 1995
Date in force June 5, 1998
Classification Industries and Occupations
Subject Occupational Safety and Health
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Safety and Health in Mines Convention, 1995 is an International Labour Organization Convention.

It was established in 1995, with the preamble stating:

Recognizing that it is desirable to prevent any fatalities, injuries or ill health affecting workers or members of the public, or damage to the environment arising from mining operations, and

Having regard to the need for cooperation between the International Labour Organization, the World Health Organization, the International Atomic Energy Agency and other relevant institutions and noting the relevant instruments, codes of practice, codes and guidelines issued by these organizations, and

Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to safety and health in mines,...

Ratifications[edit]

As of June 2014, 29 countries have ratified the convention.

Country Ratification date Status
 Albania March 3, 2003 ratified
 Armenia April 27, 1999 ratified
 Austria May 26, 1999 ratified
 Belgium October 2, 2012 ratified
 Bosnia and Herzegovina January 18, 2010 ratified
 Botswana June 5, 1997 ratified
 Brazil May 18, 2006 ratified
 Czech Republic October 9, 2000 ratified
 Finland June 9, 1997 ratified
 Germany September 6, 1998 ratified
 Ireland June 9, 1998 ratified
 Lebanon February 23, 2000 ratified
 Luxembourg April 8, 2008 ratified
 Morocco June 4, 2013 ratified
 Norway June 11, 1999 ratified
 Peru June 19, 2008 ratified
 Philippines February 27, 1998 ratified
 Poland June 25, 2001 ratified
 Portugal March 25, 2002 ratified
 Russia July 19, 2013 ratified; in force 19 Jul 2014
 Slovakia June 3, 1998 ratified
 South Africa June 9, 2000 ratified
 Spain May 22, 1997 ratified
 Sweden June 9, 1997 ratified
 Ukraine June 15, 2011 ratified
 United States February 9, 2001 ratified
 Uruguay June 5, 2014 ratified; in force 5 Jun 2015
 Zambia January 4, 1999 ratified
 Zimbabwe April 9, 2003 ratified

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