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AS/NZS 3012:1997 Electrical Installations - Construction and Demolition Sites

Under Regulation 422 of the Mines Safety and Inspection Regulation 1995 (WA): The principal employer at, and the manager of, a mine must ensure that construction work at the mine is carried out in accordance with the applicable Australian Standards. This Standard... Read more


SB 12 Managing The Risk At Unsupervised Mine Sites

Mine or quarry sites can be unsupervised for a variety of reasons including; abandonment, no security after hours, Christmas/New Year holidays or temporary closure. An unsupervised site can present an irresistible temptation to children and others for use as a... Read more


Dangerous Goods Sites - Emergency Planning Code

The Dangerous goods sites – emergency planning code (the code) is a prescribed document under regulation 75 of the Storage and Handling Regulations. The Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 (the Act) provides risk management dangerous goods legislation for the first... Read more


Moving Plant on Construction Sites

From 1 September 2008, the Occupational Health and Safety Amendment (Application to Mining Workplaces and Coal Workplaces) Regulation 2008 was put into place. This amendment regulation extended the application of the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001 to include the... Read more


SB 87 Duty of Care to Mine Workers in Camps or On-Site Accommodation

Increasing numbers of mine workers now live in mine camps or single person accommodation provided by mine operators or contractors for the workers rostered to work on site. In general, this accommodation is provided for workers employed on a fly... Read more


CHILDREN IN DANGER ON MINE SITES

A young child was fatally injured at an open cut mine a few years ago. There continue to be reports of children on mine and quarry sites. ... Read more


EXPLORATION SITE FATALITY

While working at mineral exploration site, a driller's assistance was fatally injured when the vehicle he was driving ran out of control down a slope overturning and pinning him underneath. ... Read more


GN004 AMMONIUM NITRATE GUIDANCE NOTE No. 4 SITING OF NEW FACILITIES

On 25 June 2004 the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to a national licensing system to limit access to security sensitive ammonium nitrate (SSAN). Each state and territory has introduced legislation and/or regulations to give effect to the COAG... Read more


Travelling Off-Site Register Board

Problem Osborne Mine is located in remote North West Queensland, 200 kilometres South East of Mt Isa. Working in remote areas often involves travelling away from the mine site, often long distances to isolated areas. Personnel are required to travel off-site... Read more


Travelling Off-Site Register Board

Problem Osborne Mine is located in remote North West Queensland, 200 kilometres South East of Mt Isa. Working in remote areas often involves travelling away from the mine site, often long distances to isolated areas. Personnel are required to travel off-site... Read more


Movement of vehicles in the vicinity of loaded blast sites

What Two incidents have recently occurred on mines in the Bowen Basin where heavy machinery, a drill rig and a bulldozer, trammed across loaded blastsites. In both cases, the holes had been primed with boosters and non-electric detonators and then loaded... Read more


Identification Tool for Electrical Hazards on-site

A safety fact sheet that details and profiles hazards in order to assist in identifying occupational health and safety hazards related to electricity on-site. ... Read more


Rio Tinto Occupational Health Standards: B. Performance Standads: B9. Travel and Remote Site Health

This standard covers the general travel health issues associated with temporary site visits, health issues associated with working in remote areas, and altitude sickness. It covers travel health programme design and management, to ensure that employees, contractors and third parties... Read more


LP gas decanting cylinder/s site checklist

LP Gas Decanting Cylinder / s Site Checklist ... Read more


Guidance on brake testing for rubber-tyred vehicles operating in quarries, open-cast coal sites and mines

This booklet contains guidance for brake testing self-propelled, rubber-tyred vehicles such as those used in quarries, at opencast coal sites, on mine surfaces or underground in mines. The guidance may also be useful in other industries where similar vehicles are... Read more


Ergonomic Assessment of Musculoskeletal Factors at Four Mine Sites: Underground Coal, Surface Copper, Surface Phosphate, and Underground Limestone

This study examined musculoskeletal injury risk at four mining sites: underground coal, underground limestone, surface copper, and surface phosphate. ... Read more


Comparison of Jolting and Jarring in a Newer and Older Dozer at a Highway Construction Site

This field study evaluated a newer and older dozer at a construction site. Jolting and jarring measurements were taken at the seat/operator interface and at the floor of the cab. The result of this field study indicates that the newer... Read more


Proximity-detection systems - selecting the right one for your mine site

Proximity-detection systems can save lives — but they are not a ‘silver bullet’. They are an added layer of control in a multi-layered safety management system to lessen risks from vehicle collisions. This alert highlights the factors to consider when assessing... Read more


Securing the Blast Site to Prevent Blasting Related Injuries Blasting Safety - Revisiting Site Security

This article examines the factors related to injuries due to inadequate blasting shelters and blast area security, and identifies mitigation techniques ... Read more


Printed: 21 November, 2017.


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