Mining Peers to Brainstorm Safety Measures to Ensure Healthy Work Environment

2nd Latam Health, Safety and Rescue in Mining Conference (10 - 11 June 2013 at Rio De Janeiro - Brazil) aims to elevate safety-security measures and set standards for rescue operations for minimizing risks and urging this sector to optimize its potential.

In the realm of the current mining scenario where mining leaders are searching for best answers to the health and safety concerns pertaining to the nature of the workplace, this forum will bring together the region's prominent names to collectively evaluate every possible solution to bring about a risk free, healthy and safe work culture

2nd Latam Health, Safety and Rescue in Mining Forum will witness industry leaders from Anglo American (Chile), Rio Tinto Minera (Peru), Alcoa (Brazil), Minera Chinalco (Peru), Cerro Vanguardia(Argentina), Barrick (Peru), Alcoa (Brazil), Cerrejon Coal (Colombia), Minera El Tesoro (Chile), Usiminas(Brazil), OROSUR (Uruguay), Goldcorp (Guatemala), Minera El Tesoro(Chile), Guyana Goldfields Inc (Guyana) and many others, who will showcase new concepts and technologies in mine site health and safety.

Eminent speakers and Industry peers will brainstorm over to uphold the health and safety standards in mining operations through knowledge-sharing sessions, intriguing panel discussions and relevant case-studies. This forum will focus on innovative strategies adopted to create culture of safety through periodic safety trainings and identifying mining leaders’ approach towards emergency preparedness..

Federico Cornejo Castellanos, HSE Manager and Freddy Angel Toribio Caamorro, Health and Safety Superintendent at Rio Tinto Minera (Peru) would elaborate on risk management framework at Rio Tinto in their joint case-study based presentation entitled as "Risk Management in Rio Tinto – Risk analysis using a three level approach".

Dr. Juan Manuel Diminich Paredes from Minera Chinalco (Peru) will address a dedicated session entitled."Implementation of an integral health control program", where he will focus on the importance of health management to implement integral health programs to monitor health and safety requirements of the miners.

“ Why do companies encourage employee-driven safety programs?”, the question which forms the most vital point in regards with employee health programme will be elaborated in an interactive panel discussion brainstorming and analyzing the importance of employee involvement in safety programs. The panelists who will join in this discussion are Victor Olivares Pérez, Manager- Safety, Health and Environment at Minera El Tesoro (Chile); Dr. Juan Manuel Diminich Paredes, Occupational Health and Hygiene Superintendent at Minera Chinalco (Peru); Dr. Raul Gomero Cuadra, Occupational Health Doctor at Barrick (Peru) and Roberto Talledo, Manager – Safety & Health at OROSUR (Uruguay).

Daniel Verdugo, Head of Occupational Health and Safety at Cerro Vanguardia (Argentina) will address the audience with a case study presentation on "Program to retrieve employees with repetitive accidents at work" demonstrating how worker's recovery program has a purpose by elaborating the importance on safety performance through attention to safe behavior.

Supported by World Safety Organization, National Association of Health, Safety and Environment, ACIS this forum will also feature sponsored expertise from Modular Mining, RANA- Mine Refuge System, Metso and Redpath Mining.

For more information about this forum kindly contact

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