Showing posts with label Mineral Exploration Safety Guidance. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Mineral Exploration Safety Guidance. Show all posts

Drill Sites And Drilling

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The drilling phase of any exploration program requires the greatest interaction between an exploration company and the contractors. It is es...

Helicopters

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Helicopters introduce new hazards into exploration that are not encountered in general aircraft operations. Their versatility means unusual ...

Fixed Wing Aircraft

thumbnail All aviation operations in Australia are controlled by the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), under the Commonwealth Civil Aviation Act...

Explosives, Dangerous And Hazardous Goods, Flammable Materials

thumbnail Explosives Explosives must be used and handled only by qualified, experienced and competent people. Other people must leave them alone. In Q...

Tracks, Grid Lines, Costeans And Heavy Equipment

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Cutting light vehicle tracks and gridlines  The route of vehicle tracks should be chosen carefully, especially in rough or hilly terrain. It...

Tools And Equipment

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Safe work cannot be done without the correct tools and equipment, maintained in good operating condition. Incorrect selection of a hand tool...

Vehicles And Travelling

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Hazards and guides Motor vehicle accidents cause many exploration fatalities and vehicle travel produces numerous other injuries. The most s...

Standard Work Instructions

thumbnail Employers are responsible for making sure all employees are properly instructed so they can perform their work safely. Everyone must have kn...

Abandoned Underground Workings And Old Mine Shafts

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Many ore bodies are either extensions of known mine ore bodies or are close to old mine workings. Underground exploration, often by entering...

Bush Sense And Survival

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Travel and work in remote hostile locations requires careful planning and preparation to reduce the threat to safety. Circumstances and even...