Operators of prescribed mines have specific emergency management responsibilities under occupational health and safety laws. This self-assessment tool can help operators plan emergency management processes. It explains:
the emergency management OHS regulations that apply to prescribed mines
operator’s emergency planning responsibilities
how to prepare a comprehensive emergency plan, including consulting with employees and involving relevant municipal councils and emergency services
how to roll out an emergency plan
an operator’s responsibilities to regularly test your emergency plan
The tool has space to document observations, including compliance statements in relevant sections to compare your findings against regulatory standards.