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Safety Risk Management – An Introduction

Safety Risk Management – An Introduction

Identifying and controlling safety risks is critical when working in a mine or factory. This article explores safety risk management in industry. Ultimately safety is non-negotiable. Sound safety risk assessment systems are indispensable tools to ensure people work safely and achieve more.

Adapt IT is acquired by Volaris

Adapt IT is acquired by Volaris

Adapt IT Holdings Limited (“Adapt IT”), has been acquired by Volaris Group Inc. (Volaris) effective 3 January 2022. Volaris is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc., a Canadian listed entity.

Think safe, work safe, be safe

Think safe, work safe, be safe

Every year, during October, Australians are encouraged to commit to a safe and healthy workspace. This year the theme for National Safe Work Month is “think safe, work safe, be safe”.

How a 3D digital twin can enhance safety

How a 3D digital twin can enhance safety

A digital twin is particularly helpful in complex environments where it is essential to view work interactions during job planning. As a production manager or maintenance planner, it is possible to gain additional safety insights that allow you to foresee problems better, plan more effectively, execute more efficiently and optimise the outcomes of work teams.

Are you mixing up your hazards and risks?

Are you mixing up your hazards and risks?

The correct terminology is important when it comes to workplace safety. For example, it is easy to refer to “hazards” when you really mean “risk”. And the other way round. Hazards need to be identified, and risks need to be mitigated. So, what is the difference exactly?

IntelliPERMIT V10.1 Video Series

IntelliPERMIT V10.1 Video Series

IntelliPERMIT Version 10.1 is now available! Check out this series of videos highlighting some of the new features. Also, remember to check out our short recorded webinar on the latest update.

Webinar – Great Mines Think Alike – Part 1

Webinar – Great Mines Think Alike – Part 1

While we have seen news about cabinless, emissionless underground vehicles and the technological progress is astounding, we are some years away from this becoming the norm. In the interim, we need to safeguard human beings – the life-blood of all mines. Sandvik’s...

Adapt IT Co-Sponsors Mining Leaders Forum in Perth

Adapt IT Co-Sponsors Mining Leaders Forum in Perth

Mining leadership is facing many challenges and safety is one very important measure of their performance.   IntelliPERMIT enables leaders to effectively delegate routine safety tasks to a reliable proven system, and focus on the exceptions.  Implementation of IntelliPERMIT in a mining operation has many benefits including increased safety awareness, improved disciplines and increased productivity.

Building on a success story – IntelliPERMIT

Building on a success story – IntelliPERMIT

The growth in the number of companies choosing IntelliPERMIT to help manage operational safety and risk has been very encouraging. We spoke to Scott Bredin, Operations Executive at Adapt IT about what lies ahead.

The benefits of integrating a permit to work system with other applications

The benefits of integrating a permit to work system with other applications

The case for integrating the electronic permit to work system with maintenance, operations management and performance systems on a plant is compelling. A successful integration will require careful analysis of the business need, a clear requirement definition, good system design and effective project management.

Managing Isolations for Safe Work

Managing Isolations for Safe Work

During maintenance it is important to take every possible precaution to avoid loss or harm. One important precaution is to isolate all the equipment being worked on from uncontrolled energy sources. Positive isolation should be used where possible and controlled by a system of locks managed by the permit to work.

Mine Safety at African Mining Indaba 2018

Mine Safety at African Mining Indaba 2018

Mining leadership is facing many challenges and safety is one very important measure of their performance.   IntelliPERMIT enables leaders to effectively delegate routine safety tasks to a reliable proven system, and focus on the exceptions.  Implementation of IntelliPERMIT in a mining operation has many benefits including increased safety awareness, improved disciplines and increased productivity.

Shift handover and the permit to work

Shift handover and the permit to work

Shift handover is a a critical process that relies on effective communication in order to reduce the risk of safety incidents. The permit to work system must be coordinated with the shift handover procedures to ensure that jobs continue to take place under safe conditions, even when teams change.

9 Steps to Safe Work with a Permit

9 Steps to Safe Work with a Permit

The permit to work helps to reduce the risk of safety incidents by ensuring the people involved are aware of the specific hazards, take the necessary precautions and are competent for the work. It also ensures that communication takes place between production and maintenance teams throughout the job from planning, preparation, execution to hand over and restoring the plant to normal operations.

Unified Shutdown Planning with Permits

Unified Shutdown Planning with Permits

The primary role of a permit to work system is to improve the safety of maintenance activities in hazardous production environments. This is particularly important during shutdowns when there are many contractors on site unfamiliar with the process, and who might be under tight deadlines to bring the plant back online.