Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Speaking at DMP's recent Registered Managers Forum, Mr L'Estrange said minesite safety remained his number one priority.
UWA is proposing to obtain insights into hazards, injuries and contributing factors by analysing the text in the narrative descriptions within up to 800 incident reports. ECU will also compare the Western Australian mining industry's incident ratios with international models.
"The goal is to identify common causation factors," the Minister said.
"I am particularly interested in data analysis which could identify trends in causes of serious minesite incidents and near misses so we can further improve our mines' safety inspection regimes," he said.
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