Mincor's Policy in the field of Occupational Health and Safety
Mincor's stakeholders include its shareholders, employees, local residents and the wider community. Mincor recognises its responsibilities to all its stakeholders and will ensure that its Health, Safety and Environmental standards are second to none.
- Mincor will carry out its business in a responsible manner, and will protect and cherish the natural environment.
- Mincor will ensure that its employees are protected from all occupational injuries and diseases.
- Mincor will provide a safe working environment for its employees, will ensure that Health and Safety are management's top priority and that its workforce is fully trained in Health and Safety matters.
In order to live up to these ideals, it is important to carefully plan and execute actions in line with the ideals in order to properly manage occupational health and safety.
Quarterly update on Health, Safety and the Environment
There were no Lost Time Injuries recorded for the December 2014 quarter. The 12-month moving average Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate for all Mincor Operations at Quarter-end was zero.
There were one Alternative Duty Injury in the December 2014 quarter, down from two in the previous quarter.
The following improvement strategies were undertaken during the December 2014 quarter:
- Major Hazard and Risk studies conducted for all sites, including surface exploration.
- Conducted the nationally accredited Rope Rescue Training for four Emergency Response Team members, and the Vertical Rescue Training for five ERT members.
- Mincor's Emergency Rescue Team personnel competed in the Underground Emergency Rescue Competition in Kalgoorlie.
- The annual oxygen equipment audit was carried out.
- The Lanyard and Harness Inspectors' course was conducted.
- Monthly Hazard Observations were successfully maintained at a high level.