Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Hon Bill Johnston MLA

Minister for Mines and Petroleum; Energy; Industrial Relations

    Mine site leaders come together to talk safety

    17/08/2018 9:35 AM
     
    • Fourth annual Registered Managers Forum focuses on safety in the mining industry
    • Senior managers from WA mining operations gather for annual event 

    Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston today officially opened the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety's fourth annual Registered Managers Forum.

     

    The event brings together mine managers, from across the State, to focus on a range of health and safety topics.

     

    This year's forum includes presentations and workshops on the changing competency landscape, upgrades to the online Safety Regulation System, and updates on key legislation and other safety and health guidance.

     

    The forum is part of the department's Towards 2020 regulatory strategy, which aims for a safe and healthy resources sector in Western Australia.

     

    For more information, visit http://www.dmp.wa.gov.au

     

    Comments attributed to Mines and Petroleum Minister Bill Johnston:

     

    "Workplace safety is one of the McGowan Government's number one priorities, and there are always improvements to be made.    

     

    "Today's event is an opportunity for delegates and government to work together to improve safety across Western Australia's mining industry.

     

    "Workers, supervisors, managers and inspectors all have a role to play in preventing injuries and fatalities on site."

     

    Minister's office - 6552 6700