First Watch case studies are produced by CME to highlight occupational health and safety innovation and best practice in the Western Australia resource sector. Each bi-monthly publication of First Watch aims to promote and circulate information about positive safety activities and initiatives employed in the industry.
Firstwatch Autumn 2013
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This edition includes a feature on tyre safety and an interview with Mr Steward Bell, Pike River Comissioner.
First Watch September 2012
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This edition of First Watch features the annual Hearing Awareness Week which is sponsored by Chevron Australia.
First Watch May 2011
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This issue of First Watch features the finalists from the Innovation Awards at the 2011 Safety and Health Conference.
First Watch Special Edition
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This special issue of First Watch features a selection of CME’s 2010 Safety & Health Innovation Awards entrants.
First Watch 23
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In 2009, the Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH), supported by Chevron Australia and other major resource companies, undertook an innovative and proactive approach to addressing noise induced hearing loss
First Watch 22
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Since late 2007, the Newmont – APAC region has been developing a risk-based occupational exposure sampling program to identify, evaluate, and control occupational health hazards on its mine sites.
First Watch: Innovation Awards Edition
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This special edition of First Watch features the 2010 CME Innovation Awards winners. CME’s Innovation Awards are the peak industry safety innovations accolade, recognising creativity and ingenuity in improving the workplace, and promoting their application across WA’s resources industry
First Watch 21
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The Chamber of Mines of South Africa identified learning from ‘pockets of excellence’ was a successful way of sharing health and safety initiatives across the industry