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Determining Workers at Risk

  • Health and safety
  • Land-use planning
  • Permitting processes / policy integration
  • Reporting official statistics
  • Socio-economic and environmental impact assessments

Challenge the practice is addressing: Outlining the types of workplace monitoring and control considered best practice across the Platinum Group Metals (PGM) industry

Concrete practice to achieve the expected goal: Topics covered include: - Workplace control (engineering controls including hazard classification, glovebox/isolator, managed airflow, double containment and HEPA filtration; PPE; decontamination and CHPS Contaminated Waste) - Health surveillance & workplace monitoring (investigative and diagnostic techniques for PSS including biological monitoring, clinical features, immunology & skin price tests,and respiratory function; medical surveillance programs; workplace monitoring including air monitoring and surface sampling)

Expected impact/goal of the practice: To provide key considerations for R&D labs working with sensitising Pt compounds.

Who is the target user group of the practice/intervention or implementing the practice/intervention? Industry

Deliverable 1.6: Safety & Health Risk Management Procedures Report (p. 12-17)
Data item type
Practice base
Practice type
Report / document
Learning relevance
Guidelines / guidance document
Unspecified (universally applicable)
Extractive life-cycle
Exploitation phase
Pre-exploitation / development stage (e.g. feasibility study)
Sustainability scope
Holistic risk management and emergency preparedness
Workers well-being
System change potential
workplace monitoring