2019 Conference Presentations

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Bongers – Fatigue Monitoring in Queensland Coal: Case Study

Dr. Daniel Bongers
Chief Technology Officer, SmartCap Technologies

Operator fatigue monitoring has been embraced in mining operations worldwide, with one glaring exception – Queensland Coal Operations. Why? Legislation requires workforce consent when introducing any initiative that the incorporates a criteria of assessment of a coal mine worker’s fitness for duty.

This presentation will detail an early 2019, two-site initiative to navigate this process, with a particular focus on workforce engagement, the communication process, consultation with workforce representation, concerns, challenges, and results.

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