The sheer size of equipment and infrastructure on a mine site make hazards unmistakable and easy to spot. Despite an enormous emphasis on HS&E, an error of judgement that coincides with bad timing can have disastrous consequences.

Working on a mine site is very demanding and arguably, income is often the greatest motivation to the detriment of a healthy work life balance.

Have you visited a mining operation, and thought about fellow colleagues and their physical and mental ability to perform effectively?

Have you wondered what the organisation is doing to ensure all personnel entering the workplace are indeed fit for work and unlikely to present a risk to themselves or others?

How do you know your colleagues are fit for work?