Booklets and handbooks

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Although some guidance material was prepared by previous departments and divisions, the content is still valid.

See Minerals safety - guidance for more information.

Booklets and handbooks

Information for bereaved families following a mining fatality - booklet - 425 Kb

This booklet provides information on what government agencies will do when there is a death at a mining operation, and where you can go for support and assistance.

Safety and health representatives handbook - 737 Kb

This handbook is a reference guide for safety and health representatives in matters of occupational safety and health.

Tips for workshop presenters - 61 Kb

This booklet contains tips for workshop presenters when running a workshop.

Principles of adult learning - 56 Kb

This booklet contains information of the principles of adult learning to help with running a workshop.

Gender and safety in mining - workshop planner series - 920 Kb

This booklet is a workshop planner series document which contains information about gender and safety in mining.

Minerals industry safety handbook

The Minerals Industry Safety Handbook, published in 2002, was a resource intended to assist all mine sites achieve the highest possible levels of occupational safety and health practice. It was produced jointly by Government agencies and Minerals Councils in several States. The handbooks are provided below but note that the content is not being updated.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Foreword - 132 Kb

This is a foreword of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows the table of contents, cross-reference and abbreviation information.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 1 - 854 Kb

This is part 1 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information about administration-management, responsibilities, documentation and safety systems.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 2 - 832 Kb

This is part 2 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information about the procedures and processes.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 3 - 844 Kb

This is part 3 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information about people, employee management, training and development and labour hire.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 4 - 2904 Kb

This is part 4 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information on the working environment.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 5 - 2196 Kb

This is part 5 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information about equipment and machinery.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 6 - 405 Kb

This is part 6 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows information about shafts, winding and hoisting systems.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 7 - 192 Kb

This is part 7 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows other references used in this document.

Minerals industry safety handbook - Part 8 - 39 Kb

This is part 8 of the minerals industry safety handbook which shows how you can give feedback in improving this document.

Prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces workshop

This workshop has been designed to:

  • give participants the knowledge and skills to identify hazardous manual tasks and to assess and control risks arising from those tasks
  • assist workplaces to fulfil their legislative responsibility to protect employees from hazardous manual tasks.

Workshop Plan - 183 Kb

This booklet contains the workshop plan regarding the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces.

PowerPoint presentation - 8455 Kb

This powerpoint contains the workshop presentation slides regarding the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces.

Presenter’s guide - 1267 Kb

This booklet contains the presenter's guide for the workshop regarding the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces.

Workshop resources - 130 Kb

This booklet contains workshop resources regarding the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces.

References and sources of further information - 1749 Kb

This booklet contains references and further information regarding the prevention of musculoskeletal disorders from performing manual tasks in mining workplaces.