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National Minerals Industry Safety and Health Risk Assessment Guideline

This guideline was commissioned by the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) in response to strong industry support for improvement in the quality of the risk assessment process. It was developed in collaboration with industry representatives and is intended to help... 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


Reducing injury risks associated with underground coal mining equipment A handbook arising from ACARP Project C14016

What This handbook aims to collate this information in two parts. Part one draws on the information obtained to provide a snap shot of current best practice for the management of underground equipment injury risks. The focus of this section is... Read more


MDG 1014 Guideline to Reviewing a Risk Assessment of Mine Equipment and Operations

This Guide should be read in conjunction with MDG_1010 Risk Management Handbook. It aims to provide information to assist in the review of the risk assessment process and covers essential features of a risk assessment, contents of a risk assessment... Read more


Reducing Injury Risks Associated with Underground Coal Mining Equipment

What This project reports the outcomes of the initial phase of the project, including the results of an analysis of the full text field of 1000 compensations claims for injuries involving underground coal mining equipment. Why Working with or near underground coal mining... Read more


Manual Handling Personal Risk Calculator

Problem This idea was born of a number of factors, the need for an easy hazard identification process for manual handling, seeing a customised risk assessment for manual handling at last years conference and being given a mortgage calculator slide rule... Read more


Dangerous Goods Safety Guidance Note: Risk Assessment for Dangerous Goods

This guidance note will assist operators of dangerous goods sites in Western Australia to complete a risk assessment under the Dangerous Goods Safety (Storage and Handling of Non-Explosives) Regulations 2007 (the Storage and Handling Regulations). In particular, this guidance note... Read more


SB 32 Fire And Explosion Risks On Hydraulic Excavators

The versatility and manoeuvrability of hydraulic excavators has made them indispensable to the mining industry and they are used in open cut mines throughout Australia. Fundamental to the design of these machines are the numerous hydraulic hoses, some of considerable... Read more


Managing the risk of falls at workplaces: Code of practice

This Code applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act and Regulations where there is a risk of a fall by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely to cause injury.... Read more


Model Code of Practice - Managing the Risk of Falls at Workplaces

This model Code of practice applies to all workplaces covered by the WHS Act and Regulations applying in a jurisdiction where there is a risk of a fall by a person from one level to another that is reasonably likely... Read more


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


PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE RISK ASSESSMENT PROCESS

The aim of this guide is to explain the principles of the risk assessment process so that those developing their own approaches are aware of the key ingredients and some of the potential pitfalls. It emphasises the essential role of... Read more


Risk Assessment

This report provides information about hazards that are present when working at heights and how the TRAM system can be used to reduce the risk of falls during access to platforms ect that are more than 1.8m (6 feet) above... Read more


Reducing Musculoskeletal Risk in Open Cut Coal Mining

The objectives of the project were: (i) to identify and assess common high risk manual tasks involved in open cut coal mining; (ii) to develop, implement, and evaluate control measures for these tasks; and (iii) to determine whether controls are... Read more


National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders - Appendix 1C - risk assessment form

How to use this worksheet Follow the worksheet step by step and refer to the National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders from Performing Manual Tasks at Work (2007) (COP) as indicated on the worksheet to: assess tasks in... Read more


National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders - Appendix 1C - risk assessment form (Short Version)

Follow the worksheet step by step and refer to the National Code of Practice for the Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders from Performing Manual Tasks at Work (2007) (COP) as indicated on the worksheet to: assess tasks in the workplace involving hazardous... 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 1010 Risk Management Handbook for the Mining Industry

How to conduct a risk assessment of mine operations and equipment and how to manage the risks. ... 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


E-Facts: Prevention of vibration risks in the construction sector

Vibration is a serious health risk for workers in the construction sector. The two main types are hand-arm and whole-body vibration. The former can cause neurological and motor disorders in the hands and fingers, as well as circulatory disorders in... Read more



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