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Control of Risk Management Practices

Recognised Standard on Control of Risl Management Practises to assist in the risk assessment and management issues in line with legislation. ... Read more

AS/NZS 4804:2001 Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems

The Coal Mining Safety and Health Regulation 2006 (NSW) states that: The operator of a mine must a health and safety management system must be consistent with Australian/New Zealand Standard  AS/NZS 4804:2001 Occupational health and safety management systems—General guidelines on principles,... Read more

MSB No. 082 Emergency Management Act 2005

This safety bulletin is issued to provide general advice regarding the  Emergency Management Act 2005 (the EM Act).   The key objectives of the EM Act are to:  establish overarching emergency management arrangements for Western Australia’s emergency services, including local governments and support... Read more

How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace

This Code provides practical guidance for persons who have work health and safety duties under the WHS Act and the [draft] WHS Regulations to manage and control risks associated with the presence of in situ asbestos at the workplace and... Read more

Management Structure

GNC-002 This guidance note has been issued by NSW DPI to assist industry in fulfilling its statutory obligations as outlined in the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act 2002 and Coal Mine Health and Safety Regulation 2006. The purpose of this guidance... Read more

Fatigue Management

This code aims to ensure the Northern Territory Transport Industry’s good safety record in fatigue management continues. The objective of the code of practice is to provide operators with a basic set of key principles they should apply in the... Read more

GN005 Fireworks Guidance note - Safety management systems

The establishment of a ‘Safety Management System’ is important for the safe management of fireworks. Any person who has a duty of care responsibility under legislation which applies to fireworks must have an operational safety management system. ... Read more

How to manage work health and safety risks: Code of practice

This Code provides practical guidance for persons who have duties under the WHS Act and Regulations to manage risks to health and safety. The duty is placed on persons conducting a business or undertaking, including employers, self-employed, principal contractors, persons... Read more

Safety and Health Risk Management

This guideline details a simple process to follow when performing a risk management exercise in the workplace. A process in which known hazards are established, risks are assessed and changes implemented to prevent injury or reduce risk. This... Read more

Management of Safety and Health Risks associated with Hours of Work Arrangements at Mining Operations

Guidance Note on Management of Safety and Health Risks associated with Hours of Work Arrangements at Mining Operations to assist in the risk assessment and management of hours of work arrangents in line with legislation. ... Read more

MDG 29 Guideline For the Management of Diesel Engine Pollutants in Underground Environments

This guideline, Management of Diesel Engine Pollutants in Underground Environments, has been compiled to assist in formulating a management system approach for the safe use of diesel engines in underground mines. It can be considered good industry practice for mitigating... Read more

MDG 1031 Guideline for Managing Risk of an Airblast in an Underground Mine

This Guideline is intended to assist mine managers and contractors in the management of the risk of an airblast occurring in an underground mine. The scope of this Guideline includes an outline of the factors or elements that are necessary... Read more

Prevention and management of violence, aggression and bullying at work - Code of Practice

This code of practice provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 relating to the prevention and management of workplace violence, aggression and bullying. It focuses on the general principles applying to the prevention and... Read more

Management of Alcohol and Drugs in Mines

This handbook aims to assist mine operators establish a workplace alcohol and drug management strategy so the issue can be dealt with ethically, legally and to the benefit of both the organisation and employee. This handbook contains advice about developing strategies... Read more

Inundation and Inrush Hazard Management

This Code provides practical guidance to assist the mine operator to develop and implement a principal mining hazard management plan for inundation and inrush including those related to undersea workings. Outburst hazards are not included in the definition of inrush... Read more

Model Code of Practice - Managing Electrical Risks in the Workplace

This model Code of Practice has been developed to provide practical guidance for persons conducting a business or undertaking on managing electrical risks in the workplace. It applies to all workplaces where a person conducting a business or undertaking: has management or... Read more

International Cyanide Management Code

The Code is a gold mining industry voluntary code, intended to complement an operation's existing regulatory requirements. It focuses on the safe management of cyanide and cyanidation mill tailings and leach solutions. The Code specifies Principles that should be followed.... Read more

SB 105 Safety and health management system - Water management plans

A recent inrush incident at an underground mine has been directly linked with prolonged rainfall creating a large surface accumulation of water. The water percolated slowly into old underground workings through planes of weakness. This situation is not unusual but recent... Read more

MSB No. 060 Lightning strikes - managing the risks

In the past week, three persons have been struck by lightning in WA, two of whom were killed. A mine manager was struck and killed while standing next to a tailings dam. A haul truck driver was struck while sheltering under... Read more

MDG 1006 Spontaneous Combustion Management Guideline

A guide to developing a Spontaneous Combustion Management Plan which can be used to control the risk associated with spontaneous combustion of coal in underground mines. Details of managerial and technical requirements of the plan are included such as recording... Read more

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