A formal Mining Health and Safety (MHS) system, also known as an Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) system, offers a more integrated approach to managing operational risk and compliance issues specific to the mining industry, that relates to international safety standards.
There are many reasons as to why mines should consider making use of an integrated OHS solution in mining management planning and execution.
1. Centralised Collection of OHS Data
An OHS system facilitates a comprehensive view of mining health and safety issues and offers access to the necessary relevant information – from PPE management to employee health records and case incident logging – in a single, auditable database.
It ensures that practices and processes become harmonised across departments, regions, and legal entities, which in turn improves transparency, speeds up operational activities, minimises or often even eliminates production and human errors and makes decision-making easier for management.
Microsoft Dynamics Ax Production Accounting Module 2 (PAM 2) is the second module within our Production Accounting Module software suite included in the xMMP (exploration, Mining and Metals Processing) platform. PAM 2 is used in processing plants and tracks the location and value of the commodity, essentially improving the visibility and control of the revenue generated from the plants’ output.
2. Advanced Operational Insights
With an integrated OHS system, mining companies can leverage real-time data and telemetry to detect and respond to evolving threats. Advanced analytical tools are necessary to drill-down into collected data to know what action needs to be taken to improve the health and safety of miners.
As a result, management can stay on top of these vital insights and statistics at all times, track and report regulatory compliance, and make better-informed decisions. Mining stakeholders can even gain remote access to relevant data via OHS mobile applications.
3. Integrated Risk Management
In a hazardous mining environment, OHS solutions are instrumental for incident and investigation management, specifically reducing reaction time between reported incidents and corrective actions.
Furthermore, early risk identification, preventative measures, transparent safety plans and regularly scheduled inspections can greatly contribute to a safer working environment in the mines and reduce the number of incidents and fatalities.
This OHS solution improves the health and safety of your organisation.
Decision Inc. Immix’s software provides extensive exploration, Mining, and Mineral Process (xMMP) solutions for key mining requirements, including functionality required for nearly all of the Total Life of Mine (LOM) requirements.
Microsoft Dynamics 365 (or Dynamics AX) serves as the platform for the xMMP product suite and is a world-class global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution used by over 20 000 businesses across the globe.
Contact Decision Inc. Immix and speak to one of our experienced Microsoft Dynamics ERP consultants if you would like to see how an ERP system can help your business, and learn more about Dynamics AX OHS, its key functionalities, and key benefits.