Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology

Journal of Chemical Engineering & Process Technology
Open Access

ISSN: 2157-7048

Asamoah RK

Asamoah RK
Future Industries Institute,
Mawson Lakes

  • Review Article
    Aspects of Occupational Safety Practices and Injury Analysis: A Case Study
    Author(s): Adzah G, Asamoah RK, Yamoah SA and Temeng VAAdzah G, Asamoah RK, Yamoah SA and Temeng VA

    With continuous sophistication of valued metal extraction methods and processing routes in recent years, occupational health and safety practices of workers are very necessary for improved productivity and financial performance of the mining industry. In the current paper, aspects of occupational safety practices at AngloGold Ashanti Limited, Iduapriem Mine, have been investigated towards ameliorating the safe acts and conditions necessary at the workplace. Three year (2008, 2009 and 2011) records of injuries due to unsafe behaviour and conditions have been extracted from the mine and analysed. The data showed that AngloGold Ashanti Iduapriem mine is relentlessly working towards achieving zero injuries at the workplace. The behaviour-based safety management employed in the process of achieving this goal worked very effectively by mitigating the number of injuries realized in the last .. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2157-7048.1000369

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