FIRST SCHEDULE- FORM – U
29R. Duties of Workmen’s Inspector –
(1) The duties of the Workmen’s Inspector shall be –
(a) to inspect all shafts, inclines, roads, workplaces and the equipment thereat including the equipment for conveyance and transport of workers;
(b) in case of any urgent and immediate danger that comes to his notice ;
i) to inform the manager and the Inspector about the same; and
ii) to suggest remedial measures necessary to avoid the danger ; and
(c) to accompany the Inspector in the course of complete inspection of the mine and also during such other inspections as may be considered necessary by the Inspector.
(2) The Workmen’s Inspector shall record a full report of the matters ascertained as a result of his inspection in an interleaved paged and bound register kept for the purpose in the mine in Form U. The Workmen’s Inspector making the entry in the register aforesaid shall duly sign such entries with date and take a copy of the entries for his record.
29S. Action on the report of Workmen’s Inspector –
(1) The owner, agent or manager of the mine shall enter in the register mentioned in sub-rule (2) of rule 29R, within a period of 15 days from the date of entry in the register, remarks thereon showing the remedial measures taken and the date on which such action was taken.
(2) In case of any difference of opinion between the Workmen’s Inspector and the owner, agent or manager, a copy of the report with remarks thereon regarding such difference of opinion shall be sent by the owner, agent or manager to the Chief Inspector or an Inspector for decision.