Health and Safety 2022-03-03T05:40:21+00:00
  • Each mine needs to begin its collision prevention journey with a detailed risk assessment

Stemming fatalities on South African mines: Part 3

May 3rd, 2022|

By Sharyn Macnamara December 2021 marked the second consecutive year of regression in safety on South African mines with falls of ground (FOG) and transport-related accidents being the leading causes of fatalities. In Part 3 [...]

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Stemming fatalities on South African mines: Part 2

April 5th, 2022|

Our second part of the series on safety looks at champions for safety: elimination of FOG fatalities in South Africa. The Minerals Councils South Africa met with Sharyn Macnamara to discuss the complexities of tackling [...]

  • MineSafe’s theme for 2021 was ‘Transforming health and safety performance through committed action’. Image credit: Pexels: Kindel Media

Stemming fatalities on South African mines: Part 1

March 1st, 2022|

Compiled by Sharyn Macnamara According to the Minerals Council South Africa, by the end of 2021, 74 people had died on South Africa’s mines. In 2020, the industry recorded 60 fatalities compared to 51 the [...]

  • Ongoing training is critical to ensure the health and safety of all workers in a mining environment. Image credit: Leon Louw

Health and safety training in a digital age

November 1st, 2021|

Ongoing training is critical to ensure the health and safety of all workers in a mining environment. Image credit: Leon Louw Health and safety training in a digital age Adapting mandatory training to [...]