Course Outline

8:30 Workshop Registration & Arrival Coffee

9:00 Welcome Remarks By The Masterclass Facilitator

9:15 Meet & Greet

15 minutes to allow all delegates to meet and greet and get an understanding of each other’s experience and background.

9:30 Part 1 : Moving From Compliant To Resilient

  • Identifying the challenges your emergency management system must withstand
  • Recognising opportunities for improvement
  • Enhancing the confidence and ability of mine workers to respond in an emergency

10:45 Morning Tea & Networking Opportunity

11:15 Part 2: Undertaking Reliable Communications

  • Improving the quality of communications in your setting by identifying who the speakers, listeners and technology are
  • Developing an effective communications plan that alerts emergency resources, controls any risk to others at the mine, assembles an incident management team and maintains communications with the site
  • Ensuring the communication plan is in place in advance, well known and tested regularly
  • Testing the competency of mine workers in implementing documented strategies
  • Testing communication and team interaction

12:30 Lunch & Networking Opportunity

1:30 Part 3: Identifying The Major Hazards That Could Potentially Develop Into An Emergency

  • Taking the right precautions in advance to prevent adverse consequences
  • Contingencies – what steps you can take to maintain control when the need arises
  • Reviewing the resources, facilities and procedures considered in the risk management process
  • Carrying out emergency exercises, including testing the effectiveness of emergency management procedures and the readiness and fitness of equipment for use in an emergency

2:45 Afternoon Tea & Networking Opportunity

3:15 Part 4: Implementing Controls By Controlling The Hazards

  • Establishing the immediate incident assessment team
  • Gaining knowledge of potential hazards and causes
  • Prevention: addressing elimination, substitution, engineering, administration, personal protection and awareness
  • Monitoring your major hazards
  • First response: determining what response facilities you need on site
  • Emergency response: specifying what external response you can rely on
  • Controlling or re-establishing control of the hazard causing the emergency

4:30 End Of Masterclass

Masterclass Outcomes:

  • Identifying the challenges your emergency management system must withstand
  • Developing an effective communications plan that alerts emergency resources and assembles an incident management team
  • Carrying out exercises for testing emergency plan procedures and their effectiveness
  • Monitoring major hazards to implement risk controls and prevention methods