Surface Coal Mine Safety
This course is an introduction for new and a refresher for existing mine workers to the prerequisites and induction requirements of Standard 11 – Surface Operations.
It includes the resource industry unit of competencies combined with a workplace familiarisation and assessment that enables participants to commence work in the mining industry and in particular the Queensland Coal Mining Industry.
Licensing, legislative, regulatory and certification requirements that apply to this skill set can vary between states, territories, and industry sectors. Relevant information must be sourced prior to application of the Skill Set. This Skill Set addresses the regulatory requirements for open-cut coal mining specified in Recognised Standard 11, Training in coal mines – Coal Mining Safety and Health Act, Queensland.
This course covers the following
- Mining Safety
- Identifying Hazards
- Team Operations
- Risk Management
- Record Keeping
- Emergency Response
- Fire Fighting
- Radio Communication
Successful completion of six (6) units of competency listed below:
- RIIWHS201D Work safely and follow WHS policies and procedures
- RIIERR205D Apply initial first aid
- RIIGOV201D Comply with site work processes/procedures
- RIIRIS201D Conduct local risk control
- RIICOM201D Communicate in the workplace
- RIIERR302D Respond to local emergencies and incidents
There are no pre-requisites associated with RIISS00034 Surface Coal Mine Safety Skill Set.
Every 5 years