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Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists and The Chartered Society for Worker Health Protection

Managers Toolkit

The following slide packs can assist in your toolbox talks and raise topical issues at your worksite to discuss and improve safe work practices. Click on the topic to download presentations (PowerPoint format).

  1. Respirable Silica in Quarries: Part 1 – General Introduction and the Law
  2. Respirable Silica in Quarries: Part 2 – Hazards, Risks & Controls
  3. Respirable Silica in Quarries: Part 3 – Exposure Monitoring, Training & Medical Surveillance
Guides & Fact Sheets
Miners Health Matters

You can also visit the Department  of Natural Resources Mines and Energy website – Miners Health Matters for further information.

Protecting Workers Health in Quarrying

The quarrying and mining industry in Australia have made great strides in managing safety and reducing the incidence of serious injury and fatalities over the past ten to fifteen years.

Management Standard
The HI Management Standard

This tool is for use by managers responsible for health and safety on mining sites. It contains instructions, 8 assessment framework tools that relate to the 6 leading indicators and finally an action plan.

What can an Occupational Hygienist help with

Understand the role of occupational hygienists and how they can help you. Health risk assessments, control measures and training and communication.