Toolbox presentations

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Toolbox presentations

Investigation learnings for managers and supervisors (2017) - 2054 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines fatal and serious injury investigations due to lack of safety management system.

Risk assessment prior to commencing the work (2017) - 176 Kb

This presentation outlines to remind workers and supervisors of the importance of risk assessments.

Maintenance Shutdown Safety (2017) - 1748 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines facts about the safety of maintenance shutdown work.

Preventing access to dangerous moving parts and machinery (2017) - 1043 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines safeguarding of plant and machinery to prevent mechanical hazards.

Arc Flash Awareness (2017) - 1904 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines is to increase awareness of the dangers of arc flash.

Applying a Human Factors lens to vehicle interactions (2017) - 4128 Kb

Presented by Fortescue Metals Group, this presentation provides an industry perspective on applying a Human Factors lens to vehicle interactions

Considering human factors in practice (2017) - 1722 Kb

Presented by Rio Tinto Iron Ore, this presentation discusses considering human factors in practice from an industry perspective

Human and organisational factors - a regulator's perspective (NSW) (2017) - 983 Kb

This presentation discusses human and organisational factor from the perspective of the NSW resources regulator.

Human and organisational factors in oil and gas (2017) - 4901 Kb

Presented by Woodside, this presentation provides an industry perspective on human and organisational factors in the oil and gas industry.

DMP’s Top 11 human and organisational factors (2017) - 1621 Kb

Presented by the Keil Centre, this presentation covers DMP's top 11 human and organisational factors for the WA resources industry.

Health and Hygiene Sampling Safety Regulation System (2017) - 2297 Kb

This toolbox presentation shows an overview of Health and Hygiene Sampling Safety Regulation System (SRS)

What are the key factors supporting mental wellbeing? (2016) - 5994 Kb

This presentations discusses supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace.

What are the consequences of getting caught, trapped or crushed? (2016) - 21237 Kb

This presentation covers the consequences of getting caught, trapped and crushed.

State-of-play for safety performance in WA (2016) - 3398 Kb

This presentation provides an overview of the current state-of-play for safety performance of the WA mining industry

How can a company's safety culture play a role in safety outcomes? (2016) - 5401 Kb

This toolbox presentation discusses how Human Factors relate to safety culture in the workplace.

Why is falling from height a problem? (2015) - 2994 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Mines Safety Roadshow in October 2015

Recurring events (2015) - 13361 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Mines Safety Roadshow in October 2015

State-of-play for safety regulation in WA (2015) - 2960 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Mines Safety Roadshow in October 2015

What’s happening in industry? (2015) - 5312 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Mines Safety Roadshow in October 2015

Structural integrity forum - What is your responsibility (2015) - 1930 Kb

Structural integrity forum - What is your responsibility (2015)

Structural integrity forum - Legislative requirements (2015) - 2336 Kb

Structural integrity forum - Legislative requirements (2015)

Structural integrity forum - Practical applications and survey (2015) - 4358 Kb

Structural integrity forum - Practical applications and survey (2015)

Structural integrity forum - The issues (2015) - 2822 Kb

Structural integrity forum - The issues (2015)

Safe drilling: The journey (part 2) The present (2015) - 8677 Kb

Safe drilling: The journey (part 2)

Safe drilling: The journey (part 3) The future (2015) - 1860 Kb

Safe drilling: The journey (part 3)

Safe drilling: The journey (part 1) The past (2015) - 3881 Kb

Safe drilling: The journey (part 1)

Management plans for occupational health and hygiene during mineral exploration (2015) - 943 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Exploration Industry Forum in June 2015

Programme of work (PoW) applications (2015) - 963 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Exploration Industry Forum in June 2015

The approvals process: Reducing red tape (2015) - 6408 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Exploration Industry Forum in June 2015

Mining Rehabilitation Fund (2015) - 1006 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Exploration Industry Forum in June 2015

Introduction to mining radiation in Western Australia (2015) - 1392 Kb

This presentation is based on content presented at the 2015 Exploration Industry Forum in June 2015

Fibrous minerals and dust - managing the risks: Part 1 (2010) - 2088 Kb

This presentation outlines mineral fibre types, exposure to asbestos fibre and why they are hazardous.

Fibrous minerals and dust - managing the risks: Part 2 (2010) - 1453 Kb

This presentation outlines the dust hazards, harmful effects and how to control dust.

Exploration safety issues in Western Australia (2009) - 402 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the exploration safety issues such as accidents to drillers, driller's offsiders and field crew.

Industry performance and issues of concern - exploration (2011) - 836 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the issues that concern the mines inspectorate across WA and incident trends.

Electrical safety in mining (2005) - 984 Kb

This presentation is extracted from content presented at the 2005 Mines Safety Roadshow held in October 2005.

Communication strategies (2005) - 490 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines communication strategies.

Crane incidents in Western Australia - recent learnings (2014) - 5709 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the what we have learned about recent crane incidents involving power failure, wind loading and electric isolation issues.

Effective consultation (2008) - 1873 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information on how to consult effectively and ways to resolve issues that may arise.

Prevention and management of fatigue in the workplace (2012) - 12637 Kb

This toolbox presentation is a guide to the prevention and management of fatigue in the workplace.

PHMPs and PCPs - what are they? (2011) - 489 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what are PHMPs and PCPs, work health and safety management systems.

Heat stress (2009) - 673 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about heat illnesses and symptoms and how to reduce risk.

Why is design so important to safety (and production)? (2013) - 7684 Kb

This toolbox presentation the consequences of poor design and why design is so important to safety and and production.

Radiation safety - Part 1: Naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) (2009) - 681 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about radiation safety and facts about Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM).

Appropriate risk management strategies - mobile equipment (2014) - 2303 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the appropriate risk management strategies for mobile equipment including conducting an audit.

Regulator’s role in supporting positive cultural change to enhance safety management in mining (2013) - 14631 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains the regulator's role in supporting positive cultural change to enhance safety management in mining.

Diesel emission management planning (2015) - 4209 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about diesel emission management plans. These include using a 10-point checklist and the status of particulates in underground mines.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2010-11 (2013) - 1024 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Assessing the risk within the task (2014) - 927 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what's involved in risk management and how to assess the risk within a task.

Hazard identification - what to look for (2008) - 15537 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about hazard indentification for the inspectorate's perspective and a summary of common hazards.

Management and supervision of exploration sites (2012) - 5715 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at the legislative requirements and reporting obligations of the management and supervision of exploration sites

Raising and solving safety and health issues at the workplace (2011) - 2873 Kb

This toolbox presentation covers appropriate ways to raise and solve safety and health issues in the workplace.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2008-09 (2010) - 3240 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Duty of care applied to mineral exploration (2008) - 1506 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the duty of care applied to mineral exploration.

Safe access to vehicles and other mobile equipment (2009) - 2515 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains why safe access to vehicles and other mobile equipment is really important.

Safety culture - Part 2: What does safety culture mean for mining? (2007) - 2387 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what is safety culture in Australian mining, active failures, changing the safety culture and fallibility management.

Nodding off - what rest works? (2009) - 4773 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at the importance of rest and what rest works.

Road safety on mine sites - Part 1: Road safety issues on WA mine sites (2007) - 1262 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines some of the road safety issues present at mining operations, including the number of incidents reported, injuries involving vehicles, key behavioural issues and strategies to address these issues.

Manual tasks - implementing an effective program to manage risks (2009) - 761 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at implementing an effective programme to manage risks associated with manual tasks in mining workplaces.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2009-10 (2011) - 3279 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Is safety performance improving? (2012) - 973 Kb

This toolbox presentation shows whether safety performance is improving. This includes statistics on the number of serious injuries and incident reporting.

Electrical hazard awareness (2012) - 1318 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about electrical hazard awareness such as how to respond to electrical incidents and what safety measures you can implement.

Arc welding hazards and safeguards - fumes and gases (2008) - 11508 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines arc welding hazards such as fumes and gases and how to control the health risks.

Road safety on mine sites - Part 2: Traffic safety on mining operations (2007) - 793 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines some of the traffic hazards present at mining operations, including processing plants and guidance on how to deal with these hazards.

What is risk-based hygiene management planning and how does it relate to CONTAM (2015) - 3651 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what is risk-based hygiene management planning and how does it relate to CONTAM.

What is happening in exploration safety in WA? (2014) - 2068 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines what is happening in exploration safety including a review of fatal accidents and operational opportunities for cultural change.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2005-06 (2007) - 4500 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Importance of auditing (2014) - 12009 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains the role and benefit of an audit, the exploration audit tool and the findings from DMP review of fatal accidents 2000-12.

Mobile equipment issues - what needs attention? (2013) - 4347 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines some of the mobile equipment issues in mining operations. Key areas include traffic management plans, hazard awareness, machine-specific training programs and good maintenance programs.

Benefits of good self-regulation (2012) - 920 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains the benefits of good self-regulation, what it means and the relationship between government control and self-regulation.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2007-08 (2009) - 10628 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

What is happening in mines safety in WA? (2014) - 7653 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines what is happening in mines safety in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and fatalities.

Duty of care under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994 (2008) - 688 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the duty of care under the Mines Safety and Inspection Act 1994.

Taking care of tooling on exploration sites (2013) - 6588 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what you should know in regards to taking care of tooling on exploration sites.

Managing fibrous minerals during exploration (2013) - 5684 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information on what you should look for when managing fibrous minerals during exploration such as abestiform minerals. It also outlines the health effects and the exposure controls.

Manual tasks - assessing risks and making changes (2008) - 6983 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at the impact of injuries from performing manual tasks at work and risk management process and its implementation.

Addressing construction and maintenance issues (2012) - 4687 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what you need to know about high risk work and how to address construction maintenance issues.

Occupational noise in the WA mining industry (2007) - 1429 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about occupation noise in the WA mining industry. This includes the standard for occupational noise, employee hearing loss and simple noise control techniques.

Improving hazard awareness - lifting the game (2014) - 7168 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at resources to raise awareness of lifting and rigging issues. This includes stored energy, gravitational potential energy and issues relating to mechanical handling.

The anagram approach to site incident investigations - can you move from “who” to “how”? (2013) - 3192 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the anagram approach to site incident investigations and how it is important to meet the aims of the Mines Safety and Inspection Act.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2004-05 (2006) - 1734 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

High risk work (2013) - 2783 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what you need to know about high risk work on exploration sites. These include licences, legislation and VOC assessments.

Review of fatal accidents on WA mines 2000-12 - what do the findings tell us? (2013) - 2796 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains mining fatality reports for Western Australia over a 13 year period from 2000 to 2012. The aim was to identify some key activities and areas where improvements can be made.

Ventilation of underground mines in Western Australia (2015) - 8464 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the role of industry and the regulator, deficiencies, ventilation requirements and the current state of play in regards to the ventilation of underground mines in Western Australia.

Exploration safety performance 2012-13 (2013) - 1635 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the exploration safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Safety culture - Part 3: Safety culture in practice in Australian mining (2007) - 865 Kb

This toolbox presentation examines the issues that face the Australian mining industry in terms of building safety cultures in the workplace, and what it means in practical terms.

Safety culture - Part 1: Integrating human factors and safety management systems (2007) - 1044 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information for integrating human factors and safety management systems explains a systems approach to human error management.

Biological monitoring - assessing exposure to hazardous substances (2007) - 868 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about assessing exposure to hazardous substances, biological monitoring and management strategies.

Crane registrations in Western Australia - common non-compliances (2014) - 582 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about common non-compliances for crane registrations in Western Australia.

Dangerous goods in processing operations (2009) - 3104 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what are dangerous goods, legislation, classification issues and requirements for dangerous goods.

Radiation safety - naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and managing the risks (2009) - 2086 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about naturally occurring radioactive material (NORM) and managing the risks of exposure.

What is happening in mines safety in WA? (2013) - 675 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines what is happening in mines safety in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and fatalities.

Crane registrations in Western Australia - the state-of-play and verification (2014) - 998 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the state-of-play and verification of crane registrations in Western Australia.

Arc welding hazards and safeguards - electrical (2008) - 6854 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines arc welding electrical hazards and how using appropriate safety devices can help reduce the risk of an accident.

Provision of personal protective equipment to labour hire workers (2006) - 679 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the provision of PPE to labour hire workers. This includes duty of care and the provision of safety boots.

Radiation safety - Part 2: Managing the risks (2009) - 1444 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about radiation safety and how to manage to the risks by following NORM guidelines.

Resources Safety and industry working together to improve safety and health outcomes (2012) - 4083 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains how resources safety and industry are working together to improve safety and health outcomes. This is through teamwork, audits and focus groups.

Safety culture - importance of incident reporting (2008) - 4996 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the importance of incident reporting, discussion points, compliance and communication.

Managing noise in Western Australian mines (2015) - 2260 Kb

This toolbox presentation looks at the noise report, control plan and policy regarding managing noise in WA mines.

Developing resilient safety and health cultures (2011) - 402 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information on how to develop resilient safety and health cultures.

Safety performance in the Western Australian mineral industry 2006-07 (2008) - 4956 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines the safety performance in WA including statistics on the number of serious injuries and accidents.

Fatigue, shift structures and working hours (2013) - 11918 Kb

This toolbox presentation explains what is fatigue, how to prevent and manage fatigue and how to manage shift schedules to manage the risks of shift work.

How can we stop noise damaging hearing (2008) - 1509 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information ways we can stop noise damaging hearing, termninology and why is protecting our hearing is important.

Ventilation issues in mining - diesel exhaust emissions (2007) - 1276 Kb

This toolbox presentation outlines ventilation issues in mining such as the effects of diesel particulates and various control methods used to help lower diesel exhaust emissions.

Safety Regulation System (SRS) mine safety information session (2016) - 4691 Kb

This toolbox presentation contains information about the safety regulation system (SRS). This includes how to register and access, communications and task management and the approvals system.