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Webinars – Nov, Dec 2017

The following webinars are now available: sessions commence at 12 noon NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency> NOVEMBER 2017: Nov 6: PERFORMANCE IMPROVEMENT FOR QUARRIES to be advised CANCELLED 1 Leadership Nov 10: PONDS AND DAMS (information sheet available soon) Richard Ernst 12 NOON 1 Operating and safety systems […]

Courses – Electrical Awareness

Presenter: Lionel Smith Venues to be advised Electrical Awareness for Quarry Managers and Supervisors This course is based on AS/NZ Standards and is more focused on what to look for within the Quarry Industry in terms of electrical awareness. It is run by a Mining/Quarrying electrical inspector from Australia. It does not give the training […]

Webinars – Aug-Oct 2017

The following webinars are now available: Sessions commence at 12 noon NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency AUGUST 2017: August 04: CONVEYORS Sean Kinder 12 noon 1 Operating and safety systems August 07: TEST METHODS Richard Ernst CANCELLED 1 Operating and safety systems August 09: OPERATIONAL PLANNING Hamish Beattie […]

Orica Safe Efficient Blasting Course – Nov 2017

Registration of Interest Safe and Efficient Blasting In Quarries TRAINING PROGRAM – 3 day course OBJECTIVES To give course participants a greater understanding of drilling and blasting technology so they can carry out their jobs with greater safety and efficiency. WHO WILL BENEFIT owners, managers, regulators and contractors including: Shotfirers, Blasting Crew, Foreman, Supervisors, Engineers, […]

Webinars June / July 2017

The following webinars are now available: Morning sessions commence at 12 noon NZST ; Afternoon sessions vary – 4 pm and 5pm NZST Date Subject / Information Presenter RegistrationChoose Session CPD Hours CPD Competency Jun 06: SOCIAL LICENCE TO OPERATE Wayne Scott PM 1 Operations and Safety systems Jun 07: Training and Verification of Competency […]

WorkSafeNZ Workshop Northland – June 20

Inspectors from the WorkSafe High Hazards Unit and the NZ Mining Board of Examiners (BoE) will be hosting in conjunction with the Institute of Quarrying an Extractives industry workshop in Whangarei. The workshop will provide information on the Certificate of Competency (CoC) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements in the regulations for safety critical roles. […]

Health and Safety Management Template

Many quarries, particularly smaller operators, continue to struggle with Health and Safety management. Recognising this, MinEx, supported by the AQA and IOQNZ, has produced a H&S template. This provides the outline of a health and safety management system. By following the guidelines and completing the templates as they apply to your quarry, you will have […]

Lifetime Certificate of Competence holders’ requirements

Lifetime Certificate of Competence holders’ requirements: WorkSafe New Zealand has published prescribed competency requirements for Certificate of Competence (CoC) holders who have a ‘lifetime CoC’ (i.e. with no expiry date). These requirements have been gazetted. Under clause 7(5) of Schedule 1 of the Health and Safety at Work (Mining Operations and Quarrying Operations) Regulations 2016, […]

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