Finalists for the 2018 Safety and Health Resources Sector Awards announced

Twelve finalists have been announced for this year’s Safety and Health Resources Sector Awards for demonstrating a commitment to placing safety of their workers as priority.

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulations and Safety’s  (DMIRS), Director of Mines Safety, Andrew Chaplyn said he was impressed with the quality of the submissions for the awards.

“A positive safety culture is essential in all businesses and it is encouraging to see the resources sector improving its processes, equipment, and attitudes to drive safer operations and lift industry standards,” said Mr. Chaplyn.

“These projects have been carefully assessed against five criteria including identifying the problem and solution, benefits, innovation and the potential for the solution to be transferred and shared with the broader industry.

“Congratulations to the 12 finalists on making it this far and for sharing their learnings with the department and the broader industry.”

Winners will be presented at the annual awards ceremony on Thursday 25 October 2018.

More information is available on the DMIRS website.

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