|Date||31 October 2019|
|-||01 November 2019|
|Location||Misty Hills Conference Centre, Muldersdrift, Cradle of Humankind, Johannesburg|
IMHS Conference 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities 10042019.pdf
Mine Health & Safety Announcement Final-28092019.pdf
Mine Health & Safety Prelim Prog 08102019.pdf
Mine Health & Safety abstract list 27062019.pdf
Mine Health and Safety Conference Reg Form 22052019.pdf
The conference will focus on improvement in health and safety, as well as the environmental impact the mining and metallurgy industries have on the local communities they serve while highlighting actions to be taken
It will be a learning platform, allowing people to share ideas on health and safety, the environmental aspects which local communities’ need to be aware of, concerning the industry and its relationships with them.
This conference aims to bring together management, DMR, Minerals Council South Africa, Unions, Health and Safety practitioners at all levels from the industry.
Sharing best practice and successful strategies for zero harm and a value-based approach to health and safety. With the purpose of addressing the main challenges in the mining industry such as logistics, energy, employee safety, contractors and the communities at large.
The conference should be of value to:
Sponsorship opportunities are available.
Companies wishing to sponsor should contact the Conference Co-ordinator.
Papers and presentation must be of a technical nature covering the topics suggested, but not limited to these topics.
Presentations that refer to the use of a specific product or service must give practical and technical case studies that have been applied in the industry.
Prospective authors and presenters are invited to submit titles and abstracts of their papers or presentations in English.
Abstracts should be no longer than 500 words and should be submitted in English to
Head of Conferencing:
via e-mail: email@example.com
6 MAY 2019
- Submission of abstracts
13 MAY 2019
- Acceptance of abstracts
17 JUNE 2019
- Submission of papers
31 Oct - 1 Nov 2019
What really drives safety
The assessment of respiratory illnesses risks posed by Tailings Storage Facilities enriched in heavy metals (Se, As, Cd, U, Pb and Cr) through air pollution by dust,
The Assessment of Injuries for Women Working in Gold and Platinum Mines of South Africa
Impala mining harm prevention model – bottom-up risk based approach
Developing a Resilient Safety Culture
Mindfulness and Safety
Safety Decision:- Dashbord Information Management (Analysis & Review)
An Evaluation of the Bond Strength of Multiple Resin Bolt and Capsule Combinations through Laboratory Testing and Applied Methodologies
The Effectiveness of Section 23 of the MHSA in the Gold and Platinum Mines of South Africa
Benchmarking the Enforcement of Section 23 of the MHSA
Zero Harm and Twenty-first Century Mining: Taking advantage of digital technologies while understanding the technology limits in a human-centred future of work
OHS Risk Management in Mining – Then and Now
Reflections on case study research: Where from, and where to for worker elected health and safety representatives?
Considerations relating to fire dynamics and management thereof during inclined conveyor fires, Prysm Ventilation Services
Shift cycles and fatigue in the South African mining industry,
Digitalization of safety, health and environment through the OiS solution
Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM) exposure control in the underground operations of Anglo American Platinum
Mist Capturing and Abatement in Non-Ferrous Metals Electrowinning
Beyond ‘Zero Harm’........Wellness in the workplace in the South African mining industry
A critical investigation into underground missing persons and the applicable Through-the-Wire, Through-the-Air and Through-the-Earth communications technology
Fourth Industrial Revolution
If anything is worth doing, do it with all your heart
SIM 160902: Assessment of the ergonomics design of self-contained self- rescuer (SCSR) devices for use by women in mining
SIM 170603: The reproducibility of digital x-ray ad analog x-ray readings for medical surveillance in the South African mining industry (SAMI) to determine the reproducibility of digital and analog chest radiography for detevtion of silicosis and silicosis plus pulmonary tuberculosis
SIM 150601: Develop methodologies for the measurement of diesel exhaust emissions (DEE) and diesel particulate matter (DPM), Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Improvement in monitoring of seismicity in a mining district, Council for GeoScience SAIMM: diversity and inclusion in the mining industry (DIMI) – keeping the conversation fresh, and moving forward, Golder Associates (Africa) (Pty) Ltd