The International Manganese Institute has a strong and enduring commitment to promoting good corporate citizenship amongst its members. Ensuring that member companies are informed of the best occupational safeguard measures to better protect their workers, that environmental protection regulations are followed and that responsible attitudes are adopted vis-à-vis local communities, are paramount goals at the IMnI.

These challenges are handled by the Health, Safety and Environment Committee (HSE) IMnIs longest standing committee and presently chaired by Rocklin Reed, Group Senior Manager for Safety Health Environment Risk & Quality (SHERQ) of Ore & Metal Company.

In 2015, the IMnI completed its first 5-year plan at a cost of 4.3M Euros. This has insured the IMnI as the de facto standard for providing the Mn industry with guidance, tools and information allowing it to anticipate health, safety and environment demands whilst improving worker safety, sustainability and ensuring industry profitability.

Currently the IMnI provides the Mn industry with the following abilities:

  • Anticipate & track major regulations worldwide
  • Develop economically sound industry safety standards
  • Study & limit occupational health effects
  • Quantify & evaluate environmental life cycle & risk
  • Knowledge-sharing and best practices through continuous improvement

HSE Department

The HSE Department is run by the HSE Committee – a committee made up of 11 member companies which meets three times per year. Their mision is to develop the IMnI as the platform for providing the Mn industry with guidance, tools and information that will allow it to anticipate health, safety and environment demands whilst improving worker safety, sustainability and ensuring industry profitability. This mission is driven by three main objectives:

To identify those HSE topics that can impact on the Mn industry and to provide answers.
To establish and employ a global network that can provide appropriate HSE expertise to IMnI, when necessary.
To provide relevant information and support to members so as to enable them to promote and pro-actively ensure their interests when faced with new regulatory demands.

Click here to view the list of Committee Members.

HSE Lexicon

Every industry, every field of activity has its own particular vocabulary. This is true of the Mn industry. It is also true of the health, safety and environmental sectors (HSE), so crucial to our industry.

Trying to understand HSE issues is often daunting because scientific reports and studies are riddled with terms and acronyms unknown to the layman.

This section of the IMnI website aims to provide you with lists of terms, definitions and acronyms frequently used in HSE literature.

HSE Lexicon PDF Files

Title Format Download
Acronyms Download
Alphabetical List of Selected Generic Terms in Hazard and Risk Assessment and their Definitions Download
Nomenclature for Hazard and Risk Assessment in the Process Industries Login