NQLD Quarrying & Mining Safety & Health Conference

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATIONS OPEN UNTIL 26TH MAY 2021.

 

Join us for the 2021 Quarrying & Mining Safety & Health Conference. Co-hosted by the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) and Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ).  The conference program addresses important current safety and health issues relevant to the quarrying and mining industries.

Date:   Wednesday 23rd June 2021

Time:   10.00am - 5.00pm

Venue: The Mercure Hotel
             166 Woolcock Street
             Townsville Qld 4810.

 Conference Objectves:

  • Provide a forum to share information on safety and health issues affecting the quarrying and mining sector
  • Share experiences and knowledge relating to workplace practice and policy
  • Learn new ways to provide a safe and healthy work environment

Who Should Attend:

  • Quarry & Mine workers
  • Quarry & Mining Company representatives
  • Risk Managers, Safety & Health personnel
  • Contractors
  • Equipment manufacturers and suppliers
  • Consultants
  • Students and Academics
  • Anyone interested in Safety & Health in the quarrying, mining and related industries

Registration:

Early Bird:  IQA Member: $95.00
                     Non-Member: $120.00 (to become a member click here)
                     valid until 5pm Wednesday 26th May 2021

Regular:  IQA Member: $115.00
                 Non-Member: $140.00 (to become a member click here)

Registration includes:

  • Attendance at seminar sessions as per the program
  • Refreshments and lunch as per the program, including networking drinks

 

This event is sponsored by:

GOLD SPONSOR

 

Exhibitors & Trade

DRAFT Conference Program:

10.00 am

Registration – tea/coffee

10:30 am

Welcome Address from Co-Chairs

  • Kylie Fahey | Chief Executive Officer, IQA
  • Steve Firth | Inspector of Mines, RSHQ
10:45 am

SESSION 1: TBA
Speaker: TBA

11:00 am

SESSION 2: Legislation Updates & Competencies
Speaker: Hermann Fasching | Chief Inspector of Mines, RSHQ

11:30 am

SESSION 3: Education for the Extractive Industry
Speaker: Kylie Fahey, Chief Executive Officer, IQA
The importance of professional development to improve safety outcomes and planning staff development with the IQA.

11:45 am

SESSION 4: Fatality Review
Speaker: Dr Sean Brady | Managing Director, Brady Heywood Pty Ltd

12:30 pm

SESSION 5: Respirable Crystalline Silica Occupational Exposure Limits Reducation
Speaker: Samantha Forster | Principal Occupational Hygienist, RSHQ

1:00 pm

 LUNCH
 2:00 pm  SESSION 6: TBA
Speaker:
2:30 pm

SESSION 7: Health Surveillance Legislative Changes
Speaker: Kerri Melkersson | Director Health Surveillance Unit, RSHQ

3.00 pm

SESSION 8: TBA
Speaker:

3:30 PM

AFTERNOON TEA

4.00 pm

SESSION 9: Statutory Notices Update and Future Strategies
Speaker: Helena Langton | Secretary to Board of Examiners, RSHQ

 4:30 pm

SESSION 10: TBA

5.00 pm

Final Remarks from the Chairs & Conference Close
Please join us for networking drinks at the conclusion of the seminar.

5.45 pm  Event Concludes

*This is a draft program and session times and topics are subject to change

 

Disclaimer

All information is correct at the time of publication. The IQA reserves the right to alter or delete items as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

When
6/23/2021 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Where
Mercure Hotel 166 Woolcock St Townsville, QLD 4810 AUSTRALIA

Sign In