MINE HEALTH AND SAFETY INSPECTORATE Annual Report 2009/2010 2 August 2011. Presentation Outline. Background Health and Safety Performance. OHS Improvement Strategy. Mine Safety Achievements. Background.
2 August 2011
Execute the Department’s mandate to safeguard the health and safety of the mine employees and people affected by mining activities.
Reduce mining-related deaths, injuries and ill health through the formulation of national policy and legislation, the provision of advice, and the application of systems that monitor, audit and enforce compliance in the mining sector.
2003 - 2009
Splitting of the North West regional office into two independent offices. PI will be appointed in Rustenburg;
Establishment of regional compliance and investigation units;
Appointment of legal advisors at the regional offices to assist with investigations and inquiries;
Chief Directorate: Occupational Health has been established and is operational;
19 Learner Inspectors appointed at our regional offices;
18 Bursary Students doing engineering courses;
Training Initiatives with WITS, MQA and IRCA.
Modikwa Platinum Mine
Impala Platinum 1 Shaft
Impala Platinum 7A Shaft
Impala Platinum 12 # Mine