• Codes of practice Department of Mines, Industry

    Mine survey code of practice 6796 K b. Mine survey code of practice: This code provides guidance on meeting the requirements in the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 and Mines Safety and Inspection Regulations 1995 relating to surveys at mining operations.

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    Inherent Risks Associated with MiningMining RegulationFurther AdviceInherent risks associated with working in the mining industry include: 1. body stressing, manual handling and musculoskeletal disorders 2. slips trips and falls 3. being hit by moving objects or machinery 4. working with high risk plantBetween 2001–02 to 2014–15 in Mining: 1. Body stressing represented 39% of workers’ compensation claims. Many of these were due to muscular stress handling objects, carrying or putting down objects. 2. Falls, trips and slips accounted for 25% of claims with the...
  • Approved codes of practice Department of Mines, Industry

    The Minister responsible for occupational safety and health approves codes of practice under section 57 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984(OSH Act). After approval takes place, a code applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the OSH Act. Approved codes of practice

  • Recognised standards, guidelines and guidance notes

    The following recognised standards, guidelines and guidance notes relate to mining and quarrying activities in Queensland. Recognised standards (coal mines) Section 72(1) of the Coal Mining Safety and Health Act 1999 specifies that the Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy may make recognised standards. Standards state ways of


    Geotechnical Considerations in Open Pit Mines Version 1.0 Department of Minerals and Energy Page 3 of 49 1.0 INTRODUCTION The potentially hazardous nature of open pit mining requires the application of sound geotechnical engineering practice to mine design and general operating procedures, to allow

  • Manual Handling for Mining and Construction Aveling Training

    Manual Handling for Mining and Construction Poor manual handling practice is one of the most common causes of injury in the mining and construction industries. Our course will teach you how to safely identify, plan and perform manual handling tasks to assist in maintaining an injury-free workplace.

  • Standards, codes of practice and guidance on dust

    Standards, codes of practice and guidance on dust From 1 November 2018, the occupational exposure limit (OEL) for respirable dust at coal mines is 2.5mg/m 3 . Find out more about the exposure level review .

  • Top 10 Ways to Make Mines More Mining Global

    29/04/2014· Case studies from mines around the world have provided numerous success stories of corporations and private mines alike being able to build new construction and infrastructure from the reusable materials that a mine site presents. For example, aluminum can be substituted as a recyclable material rather than using bauxite ore, which is a rarer

  • Construction Safe Work Australia
    Construction Work: A DefinitionWork-Related InjuriesWork-Related FatalitiesWork Health and Safety DutiesHigh Risk Construction WorkRequirements For Carrying Out Construction WorkModel Codes of PracticeOur National ApproachFurther AdviceConstruction work is any work carried out in connection with the construction, alteration, conversion, fitting-out, commissioning, renovation, repair, maintenance, refurbishment, demolition, decommissioning or dismantling of a structure, or preparation of a building site. Under the model WHS Act, the term ‘demolition’ includes ‘deconstruction’.
  • Managing mining contracts Research Online

    majority of mines in W A are now using contractors to carry out their mining work. Based on the success with contractors in the gold sector, mining companies introduced contractors into the newest generation of iron ore mines in the Pilbara region of W A. Some of thes:e mines are producing up to 10 million tonnes per annum.

  • Authors: J LuxfordAffiliation: University of Wollongong

    Mine:an excavation made in the earth to extract minerals Mining:the activity,occupation,and industry concerned with the extraction of minerals Mining engineering: the practice of applying engineering principles to the development,planning,operation,closure,and reclamation of mines Some terms distinguish various types of mined minerals.


    The construction of access roads, either to provide heavy equipment and supplies to the mine site or to ship out processed metals and ores, can have substantial environmental impacts, especially if access roads cut through ecologically 1. Overview of Mining and its Impacts1 Proposed mining

  • Codes of practice NSW Resources and Geoscience

    Mining codes of practice have been developed with input from the Queensland and Western Australian mine safety regulators as well as worker and business representatives. In some cases they have been based on draft model codes developed under the National Mine Safety Framework. Codes of practice for WHS (Mines) legislation

  • Risk assessment workbook for mines

    Risk assessment workbook for mines Metalliferous, extractive and opal mines, and quarries IGA-019 December 2009 Mine Safety Operations Version 5.0 Page 1 of 64 Document controller: Mathew Barnes IGA-019 (TRIM: OUT09/16488) December 2009. Disclaimer . The compilation of information contained in this document relies upon material and data derived from a number of third party sources and is

  • Mining Insurance Aon Insurance Brokers and Risk Managers

    Across all geographies, mining companies are being challenged by low commodity prices and an abundance of supply. This environment has led to some marginal mines going into care and maintenance, while across the sector there has been an increase

  • Design of Surface Mine Haulage Roads A Manual

    Design of Surface Mine Haulage Roads A Manual By Walter W. Kaufman and James C. Ault ABSTRACT This Bureau of Mines manual for design of surface mine haulage roads covers such aspects of haulage road design as road alignment (both vertical and horizontal), construction materials, cross slope, and drainage provisions.

  • Productivity in the Mining Industry: Measurement and

    Mining Industry: Measurement and Interpretation Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper December 2008 Vernon Topp Leo Soames Dean Parham Harry Bloch The views expressed in this paper are those of the staff involved and do not reflect those of the Productivity Commission.


    sustainable mining methodologies, where Australian companies have developed leading practice solutions now used in Australia and across the world. the Australian mining industry is at the forefront of the global pursuit of sustainable mining, recognising that environmental accountability, social responsibility and commercial success

  • Codes of Practice SafeWork SA

    Complementing work health and safety laws, Codes of Practice provide practical guidance on how to comply with your legal obligations. Codes of Practice need to be followed unless you have an alternative policy or solution with the same or a better health and safety standard in your workplace.

  • The influence of contextual factors

    The effects of the FIFO/DIDO lifestyle on families and children are likely to be influenced by a number of contextual factors, which are described in this section.Two categories of factors are discussed. Organisational factors take into account a range of work-related circumstances from both an organisational and individual viewpoint.

  • Best Practices for Tailings Dam Design Klohn Crippen Berger

    7/09/2017· Best Practices for Tailings Dam Design. Based on lessons learned from the investigations of the recent Mount Polley and Fundão tailings dam failures in British Columbia, Canada and Minas Gerais, Brazil respectively, government agencies, regulatory bodies and industry are improving how tailings dams are designed, built and maintained.

  • Underground Mining Safety Equipment Checklist Grainger

    Underground mining operations around the world pose similar risks to worker safety and health. Though different techniques are used to extract base metals, precious metals, nonmetallic minerals, diamonds and coal, the hazards do not differ that much. The deeper the mine, however, the greater the risk. Safety Challenges in Underground Mines

  • Safety management systems in mines

    NSW code of practice: Safety management systems in mines . Accordingly, this code of practice is based on both: • the Non-Core (tripartite) Legislative Working Group endorsed tri -state model code on 10 December 2013, and • the National Mine Safety Framework model code version, developed in conjunction with Safe Work Australia.


    MINE HAUL ROAD DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES FOR SAFE AND COST-EFFICIENT TRUCK HAULAGE Roger Thompson, Curtin University of Technology, WASM, Kalgoorlie WA, Australia Abstract Well designed and maintained haul roads are the key to minimizing truck haulage on-road hazards and costs, as well as increasing productivity.

  • Construction industry worksafe.qld.gov.au

    Builder fined $110,000 over worker impaling, Construction industry leads the way in safe work awards, New concrete pumping code to boost work safety, Lock down worksites safely over Christmas, Construction industry work safety statistics highlighted and much more.

  • Codes of practice NSW Resources Regulator

    Mining codes of practice have been developed with input from the Queensland and Western Australian mine safety regulators as well as worker and business representatives. In some cases they have been based on draft model codes developed under the National Mine Safety Framework. Codes of practice for WHS (Mines) legislation

  • Code of practice Excavation Department of Mines

    21/05/2014· This code of practice applies to all workplaces in Western Australia covered by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 where excavation occurs, and to all persons with the potential for exposure to hazards resulting from excavation in those workplaces, including: all areas where equipment is used to excavate; and all areas where processes associated with

  • Mining haul roads Mineravia Consulting

    Mineravia Consulting provides the mining industry and service providers with consultancy services in mine haul road design, construction guidelines, haul road design and construction training and road operating road standards and conformance audits.


    Reducing workplace safety incidents: Bridging the gap between safety culture theory and practice v performance are not valued, or are inconsistently provided, or if outcomes for other performance metrics are more valued, or more consistently provided, the worker may experience conflicting motivations to perform safely.

  • Codes of practice worksafe.qld.gov.au

    In most cases, following an approved code of practice would achieve compliance with the health and safety duties in the Act, in relation to the subject matter of the code. Like regulations, codes of practice deal with particular issues and do not cover all hazards or risks which may arise. The health and safety duties require duty holders to