Education and Training
Workplace information, regional seminars and online training for Work Health and Safety
These presentations have been developed to provide information and guidance to the mining and quarrying industry on a range of work health and safety matters.
MAQOHSC Work Health and Safety Specialists are available to attend your site and facilitate these information sessions and provide advice and guidance with any work health and safety matters.
To request workplace support from one of MAQOHSC’s Work Health and Safety Specialists contact us.
This presentation provides managers and supervisors with the tools required to communicate effectively (orally and written), achieve meeting outcomes, deliver a successful presentation and participate in a negotiation.
This presentation explains the types of hazards that can be found within the workplace and looks at legislative requirements and how to undertake the process of hazard identification and risk management.
This presentation provides an overview of what hazardous manual tasks are, legislative requirements, what musculoskeletal disorders are, how musculoskeletal disorders occur, how you can prevent musculoskeletal disorders and assessing risks for hazardous manual tasks.
This presentation is designed to give workplaces an understanding on the process required to manage workplace incidents from reporting the initial incident to conducting the investigation.
This presentation details what a Job Hazard Analysis is, when it should be used, the benefits of a Job Hazard Analysis, the roles and responsibilities, the Job Hazard Analysis process, how to fill out a Job Hazard Analysis and requirements of a Job Hazard Analysis.
This presentation covers the meaning and intent of personal protective equipment and who is responsible under the legislation for personal protective equipment in the workplace.
This presentation provides an overview of the areas, items, tasks and processes to be considered when risk assessing the Principal Mining Hazard of roads and other vehicle operating areas and includes the MAQOHSC Principal Mining Hazard Risk Assessment Checklist Tool.
This presentation provides an overview of the obligations of an Officer and Person Conducing a Business or Undertaking under the Work Health and Safety Act 2012 (SA).
This presentation covers the Work Health and Safety Legislative Framework and legal requirements and duties for Person Conducting Business or Undertaking, Officers and Workers.
This presentation covers workplace inductions and site orientations to familiarise and provide workers with an understanding about company requirements, health and safety duties and obligations, and their working environment prior to commencing work within a company.
This program objective was to assess whether workers in selected South Australian mines and quarries, were exposed to respirable dust and respirable crystalline silica (RCS) dust concentrations that may lead to an adverse risk to health.
Regional Safety Seminars
The MAQOHSC Regional Safety Seminars are a key safety initiative for all mine and quarry stakeholders aimed to continuously improve standards in safety awareness, safety education and workplace safety. They focus on current safety issues of high importance within the industry and are compliant to South Australian Legislation.
The Seminars are free to attend for all in the Mining and Quarrying Industry. The Seminars will benefit the following personnel in the industry.
- Mine and Quarry Owner / Operators
- Mine and Quarry Supervisors
- Exploration and Drilling Companies
- Health and Safety Representatives (HSRs)
- Work Health and Safety Personnel
- All Contractors
- Human Resource Professionals
- Work Health and Safety Consultants
The Seminars are dedicated educational safety days for all mines and quarries. Our interactive format offers topics from multiple speakers, discussion panels and opportunities to ask questions and network with Safety Professionals in the industry.
Regional Safety Seminars are held in a number of areas across the state.
MAQOHSC supports through sponsorship numerous events throughout the year that directly benefits the mining and quarrying industry and promotes the importance of workplace safety.
The South Australian Mine Rescue Competition – South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME)
Construction Materials – Workplace Safety, Leadership and Environmental Awards – Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA)
Pre-Employment Youth Safety Awareness for Secondary Students – Passport to Safety
Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Industry Support – Mining Family Matters
Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
MAQOHSC welcomes the opportunity to inform all mine and quarry stakeholders, supervisors and or workers that fully funded training is now available for Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety. High quality skills at certificate level is widely acknowledged as integral to creating workplace safety knowledge, which assists to maintain workplace safety standards and creates a stronger South Australia’s workforce.
This MAQOHSC funded training will make training fully accessible to people who do not hold a qualification, or who want to gain a higher level qualification than they already hold. Numerous advantages can be gained in upskilling qualifications, it allows participants to increase workplace productivity and provide greater job satisfaction, and could also lead to career advancement.
The Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety course will be available and delivered on an online platform over a 12 month period, if required face to face training assistance can also be provided. The online platform delivery method will also offer a very flexible learning option and ensures all our stakeholders in rural and remote regions of South Australia will also have full access to this fully funded training opportunity.
For further details please contact Leonie Caldarelli, Executive Officer, Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee on Telephone: 8303 0499 or Email: Leonie.Caldarelli@sa.gov.au.
Please note: This fully funded training opportunity has limited participant numbers available, eligibility is only for stakeholders or workers within the mining and quarry sectors of South Australia.