Mining Laws, Regulations, and Treaties: Safety and Reclamation - Quiz & Worksheet


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The first international Convention to specifically deal with miner health and safety was adopted in:

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1. Federal miner health and safety legislation has gone through many changes over the years. Which is the correct order of U.S. laws dealing with this topic, from oldest to most recent?

2. Reclamation refers to:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you assess your knowledge of safety regulations for mining workers. You will be quizzed on different acts relating to mining safety.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this quiz and worksheet to review:

  • Definition of reclamation
  • Countries that have ratified the Safety and Health in Mines Convention of 1995
  • Conventions that deal with miner health and safety
  • The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding reclamation
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related miner safety lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to correctly order the U.S. laws regarding miner safety in order from oldest to most recent

Additional Learning

Need more information? Pull up the lesson called Mining Laws, Regulations and Treaties: Safety and Reclamation. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Determine the importance of mining
  • Identify health and safety concerns associated with mining
  • Understand the importance of the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977
  • Determine what came out of the Mine Act