Mining Industry Quarter 2 OHS Bulletin 2017

Mining Industry Quarter 2 OHS Bulletin 2017

Despite the current economic gloominess, the mining industry in PNG is experiencing an increase in employee numbers when compared with the reporting period last year, consistent with rising productivity and commodity prices.

It also appears that the safety and health statusof our sector has improved over the same period, giving me confidence that the efforts of the Mineral Resources Authority, through the Mines Safety Branch’s emphasis on increased compliance is making a difference to ensure worker’s health and safety is improved at every opportunity.

The “Mining Industry OHS Bulletin – Quarter 2 – 2017”, is a continuation from the previous publications. It is our desire to see that this wealth of data could be utilized by management and stakeholders to influence both short and long term Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) outcomes…

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