Course Overview

The aim of this module is to provide specialist information relating to workplace situations likely to arise in the mining industry. Specific information is provided as to potential occupational hygiene risks in mining and mineral processing, their identification, evaluation and control.

On completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Apply the skills obtained in the core subjects to situations specific to the mining and mineral processing industry.
  • Outline the key occupational hygiene issues within the mining and mineral processing industry and describe how to manage these issues.
  • Understand how to assess workplaces in the mining and mineral processing industry for potential unacceptable exposures.
  • Prepare reports on workplace assessments suitable for communication to all stakeholders.

Materials available for download include the student manual and PowerPoint slides.

This is the first of a series of new OHTA Specialist modules providing specialist learning opportunities for specific audiences. There is no formal assessment; instead training providers are invited to produce their own assessment as needed.

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