The Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee sponsors initiatives which significantly contribute to its vision and mission.
The Major Projects Program has been developed to deliver these initiatives to keys sectors of the industry.
DVD Toolbox Talks
MAQOHSC along with MAV Media, has made available to sites, DVD based training presentations.
MAQOHSC sponsors 'Passport to Safety'
In May 2009 the Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee (MAQOHSC) agreed to become a three-year Diamond Sponsor of the Passport to Safety program
Corporate Health Group - Health Checks
Corporate Health Group on behalf of MAQOHSC, has for over 8 years been assisting Mining & Quarry companies reduce their employees' risk of heart disease and other conditions through simple health checks.
We Want your Input
MAQOHSC strives to provide you support and services and represent your OHS interests. We want your input!
New safety system in place
All plant has been risk assessed and production tasks were assessed using the Job Safety Analysis (JSA) procedure. Hazards identified by these assessments have been added to the appropriate action plans.
First major project complete
The first quarry that we work with on a major project was a family-owned and operated business called Clare Quarries. Their project ran from May-October, 2007.
After a full plant audit, Clare Quarries revised their policies and procedures and made a number of key safety improvements.