2004 Committee Charter : ABX

BARRICK GOLD CORPORATION ENVIRONMENTAL, OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND
SAFETY COMMITTEE MANDATE
1
Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety Committee Mandate
1. The Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety Committee of the Board of Directors of
Barrick Gold Corporation shall be responsible for reviewing environmental and occupational
health and safety policies and programs, overseeing the Corporation's environmental and
occupational health and safety performance, and monitoring current and future regulatory
issues.
2. The Committee's responsibilities with respect to environmental matters shall include:
(i) reviewing and making recommendations, as appropriate, in regard to the Corporation's
environmental management program, including corporate environmental policies and
procedures;
(ii) reviewing and making recommendations, as appropriate, in regard to environmental
compliance issues, if any;
(iii) ensuring that the Corporation monitors trends and reviews current and emerging issues in
the environmental field, and evaluates their impact on the Corporation;
(iv) reviewing incident reports to:
(a) assess whether environmental management procedures were effective in such
incidents, and to make recommendations for improvement, where appropriate; and
(b) determine if such incidents are of significance to report to the Board; and
(v) reviewing the scope of potential environmental liabilities and the adequacy of the
environmental management system to manage these liabilities.
In all cases, the Committee will make recommendations, where appropriate, to the
management of the Corporation and/or to the Board.
3. The Committee's responsibilities with respect to occupational health and safety matters shall
include:
(i) reviewing and making recommendations, as appropriate, in regard to the Corporation's
occupational health and safety program, including corporate occupational health and
safety policies and procedures;
(ii) reviewing and making recommendations, as appropriate, in regard to occupational health
and safety compliance issues, if any;
(iii) ensuring that the Corporation monitors trends and reviews current and emerging issues in
the occupational health and safety field; and
(iv) reviewing the Corporation's occupational health and safety performance to:
(a) assess the effectiveness of occupational health and safety program and to make
recommendations for improvement, where appropriate; and
(b) determine if any occupational health and safety issues that may be identified as a result
of such review are of significance to report to the Board.
In all cases, the Corporation will make recommendations, where appropriate, to the
management of the Corporation and/or to the Board.
4. The Committee shall be appointed by the Board of Directors annually, shall be comprised of a
minimum of three directors, the majority of whom shall be resident Canadians and a majority
of whom shall be unrelated1 directors. If an appointment of the members of the Committee is
not made as prescribed, the members shall continue as such until their successors are
appointed.
5. The time and place of the meetings of the Committee, the calling of the meetings and the
procedure in all things at such meetings shall be determined by the Committee unless
otherwise determined by the by-laws of the Corporation or by resolution of the Board of
Directors.
Adopted: January 30, 1995 (Committee)
February 6, 1995 (Board)
Revised: February 12, 1997 (Board)