Emerging issues around exposure to contaminants

  • The Application of Risk Management Methods to the Control of Respirable Dust in Underground Mines — D C Cliff, J Harris, C Bofinger and D Lynas
  • Impacts of naturally occurring radioactive material standards on mining and minerals processing — J Hondros
  • Nano diesel particulate matter - a review — M Tuck

Legislation and corporate responsibilities

  • Progress of Harmonisation of Work Health and Safety Laws for Australian Mining — A Atkins, T Morris, S Bell and O Jones
    The role of codes of practice and guidance in reducing compliance costs and maintaining safety — A C Marsden, T P Martin, E C O'Brien and P A Short
  • A Regulator's View of Safety Culture and Human Factors in the Western Australia Mining Industry — J G Pickering, R Lardner, A Chaplyn and K McCulloch
  • A New Legislative Framework for Occupational Health and Safety in the Western Australian Resources Sector — S Ridge
    A comparison of hard rock mine ventilation officers' qualifications — M Tuck

Psychosocial hazard management

  • Setting the foundation for well-being - evaluation of a leader-focused mental health intervention — A M Ellis, T W Casey and A D Krauss
  • The Application of Bow-tie Analysis to the Well-being of Fly-in, Fly-out Mining, Oil and Gas Workers — J Harris, J-A Everingham, P Kirsch, M A Barclay and D Cliff
  • What safety can learn from neuroscience — C Sylvestre

Research developments in health and safety

  • Research and Development into the Field of Refuge Chambers — D Quinn
  • Defining a zero harm positive safety culture by applying mindfulness based high-performance, thinking strategies — A Schuback

Safety case in the resources sector

  • A Novel Methodology for Risk Assessment in Underground Coal Mines — C Ala and D P Tripathy
  • International theory and practice in the demonstration of 'as low as reasonably practicable' (ALARP) — R Flanagan
  • Why Do People Make Poor Judgments about Risk? — M Gill and R Long
  • Improving Risk Assessment Quality — M Goode

Safety management systems and principal hazard management plans

  • Applying input/output science and methods to diagnose safety culture maturity — T Casey and A Krauss
  • Managing major emergencies in coalmines — D Carey
  • Signage, Road Markings and TMPs - the Simple Things that Can Make a Site Safer — S Laybutt and R Cook
  • Winning the safety battle — S Hanrahan and S McLaughlin
  • Critical control management - the latest on leading practice and lessons learned — M Hassall
  • Regulatory Oversight of Mine Risk Assessments - the Victorian Approach — R Kelly
  • Improving mine operations safety performance in a developing country — K Munro
  • Myths of Process Safety as Applied to the Mining and Minerals Processing Industries — A Munn
  • Occupational health and safety capability in mining - challenges and opportunities — P Pryor, A Hale, D Borys and D Hudson
  • The need for better leading and lagging indicators — D Thomson
  • Traffic management plans - a tool for improving traffic safety and efficiency — D Vagaja
  • Learning from past mistakes in the Australian mining industry to make a safer future — N Willows and J Jansz

*This is a preliminary list of accepted abstracts and is correct at 5 December 2016