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IMnI's 3rd Health and Safety Workshop - A Major Success

As part of the IMnIís on-going campaign to raise the bar on health and safety in our industry, the IMnI organized its 3rd Safety Workshop focusing mainly on health issues in Johannesburg (February 28 Ė March 2, 2012). Jointly hosted by Ore & Metal Company and Samancor Manganese, the workshop was a decided success with 37 delegates, representing 19 different companies and 4 different continents.

The three-day workshop covered:

A one-day seminar, which focused on the following issues:

  1. Defining & diagnosing occupational disease accurately
  2. Identifying areas and tasks with high workplace exposure, along with strategies for minimizing exposure
  3. How best to work together as a responsible and sustainable industry to understand and educate workers and communities on potential risks

In addition, participants visited a mine and a manganese smelter, where policies for ensuring worker safety, controlling dust emissions and reducing exposure wre highlighted.

To view presentations please click here (will be made available shortly).

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