Workplace Health & Safety

CME’s Workplace Health and Safety portfolio examines critical safety and health issues, identifies opportunities for continuous improvement and leads the development of unified responses on key issues impacting the resources sector.

Projects & Issues

  • Reforms to the work health and safety legislation to support a risk-based approach for the WA resources sector, minimise unnecessary duplication and onerous compliance processes and continue to facilitate continuous improvements
  • Demonstrate sector’s proactive leadership towards mental health and wellbeing by ensuring the regulatory approach to mental health and wellbeing supports the sector as it continues to proactively address mental health in the workplace
  • Ensure any regulatory changes to the management of occupation health and hygiene risks are based on sound evidence and continue to encourage a risk-based approach
  • Facilitating collaboration and sharing of safety lessons and best practices approach to safety management across the sector
  • Working with industry and government to progress proactive analysis of incident data to identify trends and effective controls, and encourage continued performance improvement

Working Groups

CME’s Workplace Health and Safety Committee is supported by the following working groups:

  • Goldfields Occupation Safety and Health Forum
  • South West Safety and Health Forum
  • Mental Health Working Group
  • Workplace Health and Safety Legislation Working Group
  • Safety Data Analysis Working Group
  • Radiation Management Network

External Groups

The Workplace Health and Safety Committee provides guidance on CME’s participation on a number of external groups:

  • Mining Industry Advisory Committee (MIAC)
  • MIAC Mental Health Strategies Working Group
  • Commission for Occupational Safety and Health (COSH)
  • COSH Legislative Advisory Committee

CME’s Workplace Health and Safety portfolio examines critical safety and health issues, identifies opportunities for continuous improvement