Process Safety Management in the Mining Industry

CIM Edmonton 2008
Abstract The paper introduces the concept of "Process Safety Management" which is practiced in the chemical industry as a means to understanding risk and managing it once one accepts it.
This concept may be a means to make a step change in the mining industry with respect to management of risks associated with worker health and safety, public health and safety, environmental impact, protection of company assets and business. The paper will present a management system adaptable to any type of mining activity or associated activity.

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