Mining

Mining

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 28 to 33 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 28 to 33 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.

Structure: 7 sections with a quiz each, followed by “Spot the Hazard” simulation exercise.

Passing requirement: 100% with unlimited tries

Timing: Estimated learning time – 28 to 33 minutes

All SmartMove learning resources require a steady and reasonably fast internet connection to work properly. The performance of the resources depends on the end-user's internet connection speed, network capability and amount of active users accessing the resources at the same time.
The mining industry offers many opportunities for young workers looking to create a career in the resources sector. Jobs in mining may involve handling heavy machinery, setting up work platforms and using power tools.
Young workers in the mining industry work in a variety of roles including:
  • driller assistants
  • production operators.
There are many unique hazards within this industry that young workers may not be aware of.

Be aware!

7.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.
Young workers in the mining industry work in a variety of roles including:
  • driller assistants
  • production operators.
There are many unique hazards within this industry that young workers may not be aware of.

Be aware!

7.6%

of work-related injuries in this industry happened to young workers.

Top incident causing injuries were from:

Muscular stress
0%
Being hit by moving objects
0%
Hitting stationery objects
0%
Being trapped between stationery and moving objects
0%
Slips, trips and falls
0%
Being hit by falling objects
0%
Falling from height
0%
Hitting moving objects
0%

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Working in confined spaces

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Working in confined spaces

Other hazardous areas to look out for:

Electrical safety

Contact with a chemical or hazardous substance

Noise

Working in hot conditions

Working alone

Working in confined spaces

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove mining industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Division B

Source: WorkCover WA (2020). Workers’ compensation Western Australian claims data 2014-15 to 2018-19

Note: Calculation based on a five-year total from 2014-15 to 2018-19. Based on the percentage of all incidents, the combination of all injuries is not equal to 100%

Injuries are measured by number of LTI/Ds (1+days/shifts lost)

SmartMove mining industry is classified under ANZSIC 2006 – Division B

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