General Secretary Pakistan Mine Workers Federation Sar Zameen Afghani said, it is very alraming situation in mining sector that every day occur a mine accident lossing life of mine worker. On 22nd February 2020 nine mine workers lost their life due to surface marble mine accident in Bam Pokha district Buner, KpK beside ten mine workers seriously injured.
Today on 25 February 2020 two mine workers trapped in a coal mine in Dara Adamkhel, KpK, one of them is escaped himself while other died on the spot. We request to all stake holders to play their role and responsibility to minimize mine accidents. We advice to mine workers that ;
✓No mine worker should take any action at work which could cause danger to himself and to other Workers, damage to mining equipment or obstruct production.
✓Every mine worker should leave the area as soon as possible after being warn as danger, except for rescue work.
✓It is duty of the mine owner, mine contracter, sub contractor and supervisory staff to encourage the workers to be actively involved in safety and health.
✓The mining authority should take action for implementation of safety laws including necessary arrangements for training of mine workers and supervisor as well.