MINE SAFETY, ENVIRONMENT AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT DIVISION

  • The Mine Safety, Environment and Social Development Division (MSESDD) shall conduct the evaluation and monitoring of implementation of programs and investigate incidents/complaints on mine safety and health, environmental management and social development.
  • It shall have the following sections:

Mine Environmental Management Section

The function/s of the Mine Environmental Management Section shall be as follows:
  • Conducts initial evaluation/validation of environmental management programs;
  • Evaluates annual environmental management programs and small-scale mining environmental management plan;
  • Conducts monitoring of implementation of environmental management programs and compliance with other environmental requirements; and
  • Investigates incidents/complaints relating to environmental management and abandoned mines.

Mine Safety and Health Section

The function/s of the Mine Safety and Health Section shall be as follows:
  • Evaluates mine safety and health programs and related permit applications;
  • Conducts monitoring of implementation of mine safety and health programs and compliance with other mine safety and health requirements; and
  • Investigates incidents/complaints relating to mine safety and health.

Social Development Section

The function/s of the Social Development Section shall be as follows: The Social Development Section shall have the following functions:
  • Evaluates social development programs;
  • Conducts monitoring of implementation of social development programs and compliance with other social development requirements; and
  • Investigates incidents/complaints relating to the implementation of social development programs .

Katas Ng Mina