Intro to Safety & Health Management Systems | Webinar

IQA Introduction to Safety & Health Management Systems Webinar
The Introduction to Quarry Safety & Health Management Systems webinar has been designed to provide participants with an introduction to safety and health management systems (SHMS) for small quarries.

Tuesday 7 May 2024

Times for all States/Territories:

 1.00pm - 2.00pm  QLD/NSW/ACT/VIC/TAS
 12.30pm - 1.30pm  SA/NT
 11.00am - 12.00pm  WA
 3.00pm - 4.00pm  NZ

Location: Online

A workplace safety and health management system is a set of policies, procedures and plans that systematically manages health and safety at work and can help to minimise the risk of injury and illness from workplace operations.

All quarry operators are required to establish a safety and health management system which effectively addresses the risks associated with site operations. 

Webinar Overview:

This webinar has been designed to provide participants with an introduction to a systems-based approach to Safety and Health management for small quarries, and will cover:

  • General WHS and duty of care requirements under legislation
  • Overview of state specific mining and WHS legislation
  •  Key components of effective systems for managing health and safety in a small operation
  • Benefits of managing safety in a systematic way
  • Strategies for practical implementation 

Learning objectives:

  • Understand the legislative requirements for managing health and safety risks
  • Understand the key components of safety and health management systems
  • Understand how to develop a SHMS for a small operation
  • Explore practical strategies for implementation of the SHMS

Who should attend:

The course is recommended for:

  • Quarry Owners
  • Quarry Managers
  • Quarry Supervisors
  • Health & Safety Staff

Facilitator | Chris Georgiou

Chris has worked as a manager in the construction materials and mining industry for over 10 years.  In this time, he has held senior statutory management positions at large hard rock quarries and a mineral sand mine. Chris is passionate about safety in the workplace ensuring systems and processes are in place support to the workforce to achieve this.

Continuing Professional Development Hours (CPD Hours): 1

  • IQA QMCS: Risk Management.
  • NSW MOC: 1 Mining and WHS Systems (Subject A: Safety Management System)
  • QLD PCS: Health & Safety (HS)

A completion certificate will be issued once finished. 


IQA & IoQNZ Member: $110
Non-Member: $145

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Registrations Close: Friday 3 May 2024

Webinar Platform:

This webinar will be run on the Zoom Platform. Registrants will be sent separate login details a few days prior to the webinar. To run Zoom you will need to download the software. If you have questions regarding the system requirements please visit the Zoom website.


All participants must have access to the following:

  • Internet connection Laptop, PC or Phone with sound and video capability
  • Quiet environment

If you have questions regarding the system requirements please visit the Zoom website.


Numbers are limited to ensure an optimal learning experience for attendees. All information is correct at the time of publication. The IQA reserves the right to alter or delete items as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

7/05/2024 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
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