QLD Annual Quarrying & Mining Safety & Health Conference

IQA QLD Safety & Health Conference
The Annual Quarrying & Mining Safety & Health Conference will be held on Friday 10th June 2022 at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Co-hosted by the Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA) Cement Concrete & Aggregates Australia (CCAA) and Resources Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ). This one-day interactive program addresses important current safety and health issues relevant to the quarrying and mining industries. A Trade Exhibition will be held in conjunction with the Conference.


Venue: Boulevard Room, Boulevard Level
              Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
              Grey Street, Brisbane

The aim of the Conference is to:

  • Provide a forum to share information on safety and health issues affecting the quarrying and mining sectors
  • 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 and 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
Conference Program:

 7.00AM  Registration & Trade Exhibition
 Tea/Coffee & Breakfast Snacks
 7.45AM  Welcome | Clayton Hill, Conference MC
 8.00AM  Opening Remarks | Kate Du Preez, Commissioner for Resources Safety and   Health
 8.10AM  Keynote Speaker | David Shillington, OrgWell Group
 9.00AM  Session 1: Mark Stone, CEO, Resource Safety & Health Queensland (RSHQ)
 Regulator Update

 Session 2:  Corrie Pitzer | CEO & Founder, SAFEmap (virtual presentation)
 How many Risks Can Dance on the Head of a Pin?



 10.30AM  Session 3: Katie Pahor | Talent Development Specialist, Hanson
 Achieving Focus in a Highly Distracted World
 11.00AM  Session 4: Jodi Goodall | Head of Organisational Reliability, Brady Heywood
 Chronic Unease in Practice
 11.30Am  Session 5: Shane Cooper | Acting Principal Inspector - Southern Region
 Quarry Blast Audit Project Outcomes & Misfire Best Practice Guideline

 Session 6: Mark Wright | Managing Director, FEFO
 Effectiveness of Controls



 1.40PM  Session 7: Kylie Fahey | CEO, Institute of Quarrying Australia (IQA)
 Education for the Extractive Industry
 1.50PM  Session 8 & 9: Alan Girle | Special Counsel, Macpherson Kelley
 Mock Interview: A demonstration on what to say and what not to say in an   incident interview situation
 3.00PM  Session 10: Jenny Krasny | Operational Risk Consultant, Caterpillar
 Conference Wrap
 3.15PM  Conference Concludes

*Program is subject to change


Full Registration: $160.00 (inc GST), includes:

  • Attendance at seminar sessions as per the program
  • Refreshments and lunch as per the program

Event Partners:

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor & Conference Exhibitors



Cotral Australia  |  Red OHMS Group  |  Groundwork Plus

United Safety & Survivability Corporation  |  Coolfog  |  My Health For Life

Kinder Australia  Technofast Industries  | Polo Citrus

EI Engineering  | Breathe-Safe

For sponsorship opportunities and availabilities, contact [email protected]


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.

10/06/2022 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Boulevard Level Grey Street Brisbane, QLD 4101 AUSTRALIA
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