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Leadership, Policy and Organisation Standard

This Standard outlines the leadership, policy and organisational context of the WMC Environment, Health and Safety Management System. The requirements of the Standard apply to all WMC managed operations and locations including WMC managed joint ventures. The WMC Environment Policy... Read more

Organising Health and Safety Training for Your Workplace

This website provides information about how to organise health and safety training for a workplace. It covers the types of health and safety training that are available, skills and knowledge required to ensure a safe workplace, what to expect from... Read more

Factoring the human into safety: Translating research into practice Benchmarking human and organisational factors in offshore safety

To pursue improvements in safety; create a tool with which to improve efficiency through the use of actionable results; establish indicators highlighting the effectiveness of safety measures; provide competitive analysis enabling peer group comparisons; analyse trends in total safety expenditure,... 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

SB 92 Severe weather events

Normally, between October and April, severe summer storms can be expected in Queensland. In recent years, the rapid onset of severe, often localised, ‘mini cyclone’ type storms has caused serious injury and destroyed property at mines. This can be mitigated... 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

MSB No. 031 Accident and incident performance - drilling industry

Since the advent of regulation of the exploration sector of the industry with the proclamation of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994, the mines inspectorate has become increasingly concerned with the performance of some exploration and drilling companies, (and... Read more

Tunnels Under Construction: Code of Practice

This code of practice provides practical guidance for safe tunnel construction. It was developed by representatives from several organisations, including WorkCover, the Water Board and the AWU.   ... Read more

GN017 Director's Guidelines - OHS Access Card Holders

Part 3 A of the Workplace Health and Safety Act 1995 (the WHS Act) deals with the rights of entry for OHS access card holders, including the application process, requirements, rights and responsibilities of OHS access card holders. To be approved... Read more

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 No 10 (NSW)

An Act to secure the health, safety and welfare of persons at work; to repeal the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2000; and for other purposes. (1)  The main object of this Act is to provide for a balanced and nationally... Read more

Rio Tinto Safety Standards: A. Management Systems: A1. General Safety Systems

This standard outlines the requirements of safety systems to be used at Rio Tinto operations. The role of individuals, managers and organisations within the safety systems is addressed. Systems covered include; performance management system, safe work systems, safety incident investigations,... Read more

Safety in the use of chemicals at work

The objective of this code is to protect workers from the hazards of chemicals, to prevent or reduce the incidence of chemically induced illnesses and injuries resulting from the use of chemicals at work, and consequently to enhance the protection... Read more

Guidelines on occupational safety and health management systems

These guidelines on OSH management systems have been developed by the International Labour Organization (ILO) according to internationally agreed principles defined by the ILOs tripartite constituents. This tripartite approach provides the strength, flexibility and appropriate basis for the development of... Read more

Beacons of excellence in stress prevention.

an extensive review of the academic literature plus a model is used to describe examples of stress prevention practices within a wide range of UK organisations. Case studies for each aspect of the good practice model and examples of real... Read more

Different types of supervision and the impact on safety in the chemical and allied industries

How the delivery of supervision affects health and safety performance. Organisations have changed their team structures from traditional hierarchies with a single Supervisor, to 'flatter' organisations with Team Leaders and higher levels of self-management. Supervision is not an individual's... Read more

MDG 3609 Escape Breathing Apparatus for Underground Mining Applications

This Code was developed by a Working Group which included broad representation from the New South Wales and Queensland coal mining industries, inspectorates, unions and mines rescue organisations. It is designed to ensure that breathing apparatus used in underground mines... Read more

Self Assessment Questionnaire - Underground Fires Major Hazard Standard

This document is designed to allow each person in the WMC organisation to understand what they are responsible for when planning, designing, constructing, operating, maintaining or disposing of the processes covered by the standard. The assessment covers all requirements of... Read more

Rio Tinto Occupational Health Standards: A. Management Systems Standards: A1. General Occupational Health Systems

The general occupational health (OH) standard for Rio Tinto sites, this document outlines the minimum requirements of OH systems. Coverage includes: health management system, work systems, health organisation and communication, change management, and contractor health management. ... Read more

Rio Tinto Occupational Health Standards: A. Management Systems Standards: A4. Medical and First Aid Treatment

The standard covering the provision of facilities, equipment and services for medical and first aid treatment at Rio Tinto operations. The standard covers organisational requirements relating to risk assessment and minimum provisions, and first aid boxes. ... Read more

Major Hazard Standard Explosives - Self Assessment Questionnaire

This document is designed to allow each person in the WMC organisation to understand what they are responsible for when planning, designing, constructing, operating, maintaining or disposing of the processes covered by the Explosives standard. The assessment covers all requirements... Read more

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