Highlighting hygiene management

Aim to raise awareness of risk-based approach in occupational health and hygiene
Date: Friday, 08 May 2015

Information sessions to be held in Kalgoorlie and Perth

Information sessions for hygiene management planning have been organised by the Department of Mines and Petroleum’s Resources Safety Division.

Resources Safety Acting Executive Director Ross Stidolph said the sessions were about providing education and information about risk-based hygiene management planning (RBHMP) and containment monitoring (CONTAM) procedures.

“The sessions will focus on ventilation, managing noise and diesel emission management plans, as well as hygiene management and CONTAM procedures.

“The aim is to raise awareness about applying a risk-based approach to occupational health and hygiene on Western Australian mining operations.”

The sessions, to be held in Kalgoorlie and Perth this month, will be targeting occupational safety and health personnel, ventilation officers and external hygiene service providers, and will.

The sessions are free and will be held in Kalgoorlie on 22 May and the following week in Perth on 27 May.

More information about the sessions, including how to register, is available from the events section of the department’s website.