j5 Applications are used across the operations, process safety, compliance and reporting teams of our mining clients to improve communication and data collection across all levels of a mine operation. In the past a mix of paper, spreadsheets, scattered databases, blackboards and poor verbal communication have been used to log events within the mining industry. Following the fatal incident that occurred at the Fortescue Metals Mine in 2013, the West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum issued a report recommending:
- During shift handover, incoming workers have to be given enough information to continue a job in a safe manner
Mining companies operate in a complex environment of internal policies and procedures, external standards, and local and national laws and regulations. j5 Applications can enable the various HSE and operations personnel within a mining company to manage their compliance duties efficiently and consistently.