288. If, during exploration work or mining operations, an accident happens by reason of or in the course of work, the person carrying on exploration work or mining operations or his representative shall forthwith send a written notice to the Minister specifying the nature of the accident, the number of persons killed or injured and their names.
If a person killed or injured is a member of a group of employees represented by an association of employees certified according to the Labor Code, a copy of the notice must be sent forthwith to such association.
Whenever an accident causes loss of life, the person carrying on exploration work or mining operations must also notify the regional mining inspector forthwith.
1965 (1st sess.), c. 34, s. 260; 1968, c. 36, s. 23.