Mine Air Quality Officer

This course is designed for those requiring the skills and knowledge essential to be appointed as a Mine Air Quality Officer under the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022.
Duration: 2 days
Dates: See below
Location: North Lake
Price: $1,260 Member / $1,400 Non-Member

A requirement of the Work Health and Safety (Mines) Regulations 2022  is the appointment of persons with the competence to ensure that workplaces are adequately ventilated to minimise risks arising from exposure to hazardous substances and airborne contaminants. This course builds upon the competencies acquired in the three-day Mine Air Quality Technician Course.

Participants will be required to provide evidence that they have understood the training and have applied it in their workplace. This requirement means that it’s not possible to complete all of the assessment requirements during the face-to-face training.

Participants will be given a two month timeframe after attending the course to complete the assessment.

NOTE: Course graduates qualify for Associate Membership of the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygiene.

Name Date Time Location
Mine Air Quality Officer 27 June - 28 June 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm North Lake
Mine Air Quality Officer 10 October - 11 October 2024 08:30 am - 04:30 pm North Lake

On completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss the application of the hierarchy of control in order to minimise any potential hazardous effects arising from employee exposure to atmospheric contaminants
  • Discuss the need for alterations to exposure standards where variations to an eight hour shift may occur and apply appropriate formula to determine exposure level
  • Explain the possible interrelationships between two or more atmospheric contaminants, their possible effect on exposed employees and potential difficulties of measurement
  • Discuss hazard and risk in the context of the hierarchy of controls.

Apply a systematic approach to managing hazards for a range of hazardous substances exposure scenarios in mining operations, including:

  • Confined spaces
  • Welding and allied processes

On successful completion of this course, participants will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

Participants need to have completed the Mine Air Quality Technician course.

  • Participants are required to wear a collared or polo shirt.
  • Participants are required to provide a laptop and will be given a USB in order to complete the assessment.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring their own air pump as used in their workplace.
Student TypePrice
Member$1,260
Non-Member$1,400

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