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Risk Assessment Workbook for Mines - DRE Redirect

2015-11-5  Risk Management Pocket Guide . and the . General Workplace Inspection Checklist. The . Risk Management Pocket Guide. provides a daily prompt for people on the job to develop their understanding and experience by encouraging the daily discipline of managing risks whilst carrying out tasks in the mining and quarrying industries. This workbook is ...

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying - ILO Encyclopaedia

2021-9-15  The principal airborne hazards in the mining industry include several types of particulates, naturally occurring gases, engine exhaust and some chemical vapours; the principal physical hazards are noise, segmental vibration, heat, changes in barometric pressure and ionizing radiation. These occur in varying combinations depending on the mine or quarry, its depth, the composition of the ore and ...

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Health and Safety at Opencast Mines, Alluvial Mines and ...

2018-7-11  > Opencast metalliferous mining operation means any mining operation associated with the extraction of minerals and where no person works underground. In this document, these types are collectively called “opencast mines”. You should get legal advice if you are unsure whether your operation is a mining operation or a particular type of ...

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HSE - Quarries - Risk assessment and risk management

2021-8-9  Control Measures - any measure designed to reduce the risk of a hazard occurring. Risk assessment in legislation: Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1992 (now 1999); Quarrying Regulations 1999, Health and Safety Document. Concept of risk assessment: Identifying hazard

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Risk Assessment Checklist - Mining and Quarrying ...

2020-2-5  Principal Mining Hazard Risk Assessment Checklist for Roads and Other Vehicle Operating Areas. Is there a possibility of injury or damage due to: Y N Describe how and when injury or damage could occur Risk Level Describe any controls or actions to eliminate or minimise the risk of injury or damage Revised. Risk Level

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

2019-3-8  Physical hazards Quarry workers are often exposed to hazards by the normal, everyday events that take place in quarries. For example, excavating and processing stone or sand generally involves: • a high number of vehicle movements, • the operation of crushing, screening and sizing equipment, • work at height,

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HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ANALYSIS IN

2011-5-16  3.1 Hazards in different operations and precautions in surface mines 3.2 Hazards in underground working 3.3 Accident statistics in Indian mines 11 15 17 CHAPTER 4: RISK ASSESSMENT 28 4.1 Different terminologies associated with risk assessment 4.2 Types of hazard identification and risk analysis 4.3 The inter-relationship between types of hazard ...

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Surface Mining Traffic Management - Safe Quarry

2014-6-19  The Quarry Operator should undertake a risk assessment identifying the hazards associated with traffic within that workplace. From that risk assessment traffic management rules, including the vehicle rules as required by the Quarries Regulations 1999 should be developed. Management, employees and safety representatives should

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Identifying Significant Hazards in Quarries - Information ...

Any hazard or potential hazard should be considered significant or potentially significant if such a failure would directly or indirectly, be liable to endanger premises, roadways or other places where people are likely to be found offsite; or likely to cause serious or fatal injuries to persons on or off-site.

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GUIDELINES FOR THE CONTROL OF HAZARDS IN

2018-3-5  6.0 QUARRY/MINE FACE TIPPING OR DUMPING A. The hazards are the same as for other tipping and dumping. The risk of serious injury is greater because of the acute angle and height of the face. Recommended practices are as follows: a. The ground at the edge of the face should be inspected before tipping operations commence. b.

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Hazard Identification and Risk Management Guide

2020-2-5  Hazard Identification and Risk Management Guide . AIM . The aim of this guidance material is to provide mine and quarry operators with an understanding of the principles of risk management, the processes for identifying workplace hazards and controlling their associated risks.

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying - ILO Encyclopaedia

2021-9-15  The principal airborne hazards in the mining industry include several types of particulates, naturally occurring gases, engine exhaust and some chemical vapours; the principal physical hazards are noise, segmental vibration, heat, changes in barometric pressure and ionizing radiation. These occur in varying combinations depending on the mine or quarry, its depth, the composition of the ore and ...

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Risk Assessment Workbook for Mines - DRE Redirect

2015-11-5  Risk Management Pocket Guide . and the . General Workplace Inspection Checklist. The . Risk Management Pocket Guide. provides a daily prompt for people on the job to develop their understanding and experience by encouraging the daily discipline of managing risks whilst carrying out tasks in the mining and quarrying industries. This workbook is ...

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HSE - Quarries - Risk assessment and risk management

2021-8-9  Control Measures - any measure designed to reduce the risk of a hazard occurring. Risk assessment in legislation: Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1992 (now 1999); Quarrying Regulations 1999, Health and Safety Document. Concept of risk assessment: Identifying hazard. Assessing associated risks.

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Risk Assessment Checklist - Mining and Quarrying ...

2020-2-5  Principal Mining Hazard Risk Assessment Checklist for Roads and Other Vehicle Operating Areas. Is there a possibility of injury or damage due to: Y N Describe how and when injury or damage could occur Risk Level Describe any controls or actions to eliminate or minimise the risk of injury or damage Revised. Risk Level

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Health and Safety at Opencast Mines, Alluvial Mines and ...

2018-7-11  > Opencast metalliferous mining operation means any mining operation associated with the extraction of minerals and where no person works underground. In this document, these types are collectively called “opencast mines”. You should get legal advice if you are unsure whether your operation is a mining operation or a particular type of ...

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Working Safely with Geotechnical Risk in Quarries

2020-8-24  • Geotechnical hazards associated with quarry ground movement and quarry operations are identified, assessed where required and then controlled in a manner to reduce the risk of personal or vehicle engulfment; and • Quarry infrastructure is established in a

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Identifying Significant Hazards in Quarries - Information ...

Any hazard or potential hazard should be considered significant or potentially significant if such a failure would directly or indirectly, be liable to endanger premises, roadways or other places where people are likely to be found offsite; or likely to cause serious or fatal injuries to persons on or off-site.

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Surface Mining Traffic Management - Safe Quarry

2014-6-19  The Quarry Operator should undertake a risk assessment identifying the hazards associated with traffic within that workplace. From that risk assessment traffic management rules, including the vehicle rules as required by the Quarries Regulations 1999 should be developed. Management, employees and safety representatives should

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Consolidated report tip respirable dust in quarry

2019-11-28  Respirable Dust in quarry operations . a. a site desk-top assessment of the principal mining hazard management plan and risk assessment for air quality or dust or airborne contaminants, health control plan and the implementation and monitoring of the identified controls. b.

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying - ILO Encyclopaedia

2021-9-15  The principal airborne hazards in the mining industry include several types of particulates, naturally occurring gases, engine exhaust and some chemical vapours; the principal physical hazards are noise, segmental vibration, heat, changes in barometric pressure and ionizing radiation. These occur in varying combinations depending on the mine or quarry, its depth, the composition of the ore and ...

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controlling ohs hazards and risks in mining quary and ...

Risk assessment workbook for mines – NSW Department of Primary . It is a step-by-step approach to identify hazards, assess risks and review the current or planned approaches to controlling the hazards. . Example 2 A hard rock quarry that uses explosives, crushes rock, has a laboratory and Example 4 An underground mine that uses explosives, crushes ore or rock, with a workshop,

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Health and Safety at Opencast Mines, Alluvial Mines and ...

2018-7-11  > Opencast metalliferous mining operation means any mining operation associated with the extraction of minerals and where no person works underground. In this document, these types are collectively called “opencast mines”. You should get legal advice if you are unsure whether your operation is a mining operation or a particular type of ...

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Working Safely with Geotechnical Risk in Quarries

2020-8-24  • Geotechnical hazards associated with quarry ground movement and quarry operations are identified, assessed where required and then controlled in a manner to reduce the risk of personal or vehicle engulfment; and • Quarry infrastructure is established in a

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GUIDELINES FOR THE CONTROL OF HAZARDS IN

2018-3-5  6.0 QUARRY/MINE FACE TIPPING OR DUMPING A. The hazards are the same as for other tipping and dumping. The risk of serious injury is greater because of the acute angle and height of the face. Recommended practices are as follows: a. The ground at the edge of the face should be inspected before tipping operations commence. b.

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Safety management systems in mines

2020-1-9  (2) The mine operator must implement the safety management system for the mine, so far as is reasonably practicable. (details of penalty omitted) (3) The mine operator must ensure that no mining operations take place during any time at which the safety management system is not established and implemented at the mine in

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry

2019-11-20  2002; Nyakeniga, 2009). The health cost of mining operations sometimes outweighs the benefits gained. Costs on health hazards covers harmful dust and noise which is emitted during surface mining operations (Risk Assessment Workbook for Mines, 2009). The gains from the sector in form of increased investment

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ON-BENCH PRACTICES FOR OPEN CUT MINES AND

2021-8-8  activities to ensure that hazards are identified and appropriately controlled. On a mine or quarry site the potential hazards are increased by the need to handle sensitive initiating explosives while working in a harsh environment. The blasting process must be managed in a way that minimises the risk of the unplanned detonation of explosives,

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Guidance Note on Public Health Risk Management of ...

2015-11-18  may have risk management roles in certain circumstances. Also where asbestiform minerals are a significant factor in mining proposals subject to assessment by the Environmental Protection Authority (EPA), the EPA will, with technical advice from other agencies, consider the risk posed by these materials.

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Occupational Health management in the Quarry Industry

2014-6-19  Risk Control Hierarchy 1. Remove the Hazard. 2. Avoid the Hazard. 3. Prevent Exposure -segregate personnel from the hazard, providing physical barriers if necessary. 4. Minimise Periods/Levels of Exposure. 5. Define a Safe System of Work, issuing Permits to Work where appropriate. 6. Train personnel in the nature of the risk and the expected behaviours during periods of exposure.

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