Instituto de Seguridad Minera

4rd INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION OF BEST PRACTICES IN SAFETY & OCCUPATIONAL HEATLH AT MINING OPERATIONS

CONTEST PROCEDURES

The Mining Safety Institute (ISEM) under its slogan “For a Safe and Productive Mining” organizes the International Competition of Best Practices in Safety & Occupational Health at Mining Operations, in order to promote and disseminate the best practices that achieved effective solutions and unified employees´ involvement.

1. Objectives:

  1. The objectives of the International Competition of Best Practices in Safety and Occupational Health at Mining Operations are as follow:
  2. To share successful experiences of Best Practices in Safety and Occupational Health that have contributed to improve the standards of Safety and Occupational Health at Mining Operations.
  3. To expose good managements through the implementation of innovative practices, promoting a reduction in risks levels and incidents, and/or accidents at Mining Operations.
  4. To recognize the efforts made by mining companies, contractors and related in the implementation and development of new ideas that contribute to a positive impact in benefit of employees´ wellness and companies itself.

2. Addressed to:

     Professionals involved in mining operations, mining contractors and related.

3. Period of validation of the Best Practice:

     January 2012 - January 2019

4. Contest Criteria:

Best Practices will be evaluated according to the following criteria which are not exclusive of other attributes of the Practice. One of the following must be met at least to be accepted:

  1. Participation of employees and managers
  2. The Practice is part of the company´s policies
  3. The Practice improve, objectively, working conditions
  4. The Practice had measured Safety results or reasonably attributable.
  5. Risk control hierarchy: elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative controls and allocation, and the use of personal protective equipment.
  6. The Practice reduced regular cost
  7. The Practice reduced paperwork
  8. The Practice reduced documentary base
  9. The Practice proposes improvements in standards-related

5. Number of Practices to be presented by company:

Up to 5

6. Documentation:

A summary report of 4 pages maximum. This should show the goodness of the Practice according to measured results, preferably before and after its implementation. The document should have attached the supporting base including other attachments with no restrictions such as: images or videos, testimonials, maps and plans, among others. The file containing hyperlinks must be in Adobe Acrobat.

7. Representative:

The management level of the company. The document must be signed and a letter of presentation has to be attached.

8. Works submission:

An e-mail addressed to rwitting@isem.org.pe

9. Contact information:

For further information, you can contact Ms. Rosanita Witting Müller by e-mail at rwitting@isem.org.pe or by phone at 01-4371300, extension 106.

10. Technical Jury:

Appointed by the Mining Safety Institute (ISEM)

11. Evaluation criteria:

Effective assessement above 70%

12 Awards:

The three most outstanding works will be awarded within the development of the 23rd International Seminar of Safety in Mining Operations (SISM) to be held in Lima-Peru in 2019, with a trophy in recognition of the company, a note in our journal and website “Seguridad Minera”, and a half-hour presentation at the 22nd SISM.

13. Deadline of works submissions:

February 22nd, 2019

14. Award date:

Last day of the 23rd International Seminar of Safety in Mining Operations, 2019