The Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is an annual event that brings together industry professionals, government representatives, and safety experts to discuss the latest developments and challenges within the mining industry. The conference, which is being held at The Star Gold Coast, is an important forum for discussing best practices and strategies for improving health and safety in our industry.
A key topic of the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is the importance of developing a strong safety culture within mining organisations. This includes establishing clear policies and procedures, training employees on safety protocols, and promoting a culture of continuous improvement and learning. Other key topics that are discussed at the conference include risk assessment and management, incident investigation and analysis, and the role of technology in improving safety.
In addition to keynote presentations and panel discussions, the conference also includes a range of interactive workshops and training sessions. These sessions provide attendees with the opportunity to learn about new technologies and techniques that can help to improve safety in the workplace.
An important aspect of the Queensland Mining Industry Health and Safety Conference is the opportunity it provides for networking and collaboration. Delegates have the chance to meet and connect with other professionals in the industry, as well as government representatives and safety experts. This can help to foster new partnerships and collaborations that can ultimately lead to better health and safety outcomes.
This year’s theme, ‘Inside looking out’ will be taking a closer look at the internal factors that impact health and safety in the mining industry. This includes examining the safety culture within a company, identifying, and addressing potential hazards, and ensuring that all employees are trained and equipped to work safely.
The theme also suggests that attendees will be looking outward, beyond the walls of their own organisations, to learn from the experiences and best practices of others in the industry. Sharing knowledge and lessons learned from incidents and near-misses, as well as exploring ways to collaborate with other organisations to improve safety outcomes.
By focusing on both the internal and external factors that impact safety in the mining industry, conference attendees will be able to gain a more holistic understanding of the challenges and opportunities they face. They will be better equipped to identify and address potential hazards, as well as to develop and implement effective safety strategies that can help to prevent incidents and protect the health and well-being of workers.
Stay tuned for the release of the full conference program and be sure to register now to receive early bird rates.
We encourage you to promote the conference, consider registering for speaking opportunities to share “real world” experiences and nominate for the innovation and health awards.