Learning from Disasters | Virtual Workshop

Learning from experience, preventing devastating re-occurrences and improving the health and safety of all those working in the quarrying and associated industries is essential in reducing the risk of serious injuries or fatalities.






Date:  Tuesday 9 August 2022

Time:  8.00am - 4.30pm

Location:  Online via Zoom

Requirements:  All participants must have access to the internet and a computer (or other digital device) with web camera to participate in this workshop.

The IQA is approved by the NSW Resources Regulator to deliver Learning from disasters one-day program. 

Under the Maintenance of Competence Scheme, developed by the NSW Resources Regulator, for those holding a NSW Practicing Certificate – Quarry Manager (without conditions) a minimum of 90 hours professional development is required over five (5) years. This includes completing the Regulator’s approved Learning From Disasters one-day program.

Learning outcomes:

  • Recognise recurrent patterns of failure linked to significant work health and safety incidents.
  • Understand how identifying and managing a principal hazard links to reducing risk.
  • Recognise the causal role human and organisational factors and critical factors play in work health and safety incidents.
  • Build an understanding of roles, responsibilities and mechanisms that foster a safe work culture.
  • Identify contemporary risk factors and vulnerabilities in your organisational safety management systems.
  • Develop risk control options and strategies that best manage work, health and safety risks.

Course facilitator:
Tony Ferrazza

Tony has previously been a Senior Mining Engineer with WorkSafe Victoria with oversight of quarries and open cut mines in Victoria. He has extensive experience in the training area as training co-ordinator at Box Hill Institute and facilitation of a range of courses for the industry.

IQA member price
- $225 (inclusive of GST)

IoQ NZ Member price - $225

IQA non-member price $295 (inclusive of GST)

NSW CPD Hours – 7 (General WHS)


Note: The NSW Resources Regulator has approved delivery of this course online with no more than 10 participants per session. 

 ** IQA’s Approved Training Provider Number - 0004206  

9/08/2022 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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