SA-3 Emergency management: Self assessment tool for prescribed mines

How to assess and improve emergency management processes at prescribed mines.


What it contains

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.