Mine Safety, Environmental and Social Development Divison

 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.