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CEMBUREAU attends SWPEI meeting

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On 11 October 2011 CEMBUREAU took part in the Standing Working Party for the Mining and Other Extractive Industries (SWPEI) meeting held in Luxembourg. The SWPEI falls under the EU’s Advisory Committee on Safety and Health at Work.

A number of issues were discussed during the meeting including:

  • The NEPSIi Social Dialogue "Agreement on Workers' Health Protection Through the Good Handling and Use of Crystalline Silica and Products Containing it",
  • Mine Safety Training Standards,
  • Miners Training Directives,
  • The EU-China cooperation programme in the field of coal mine safety,
  • and Accidents in the EU.