Is the mines Safety Policy displayed publicly for all to see?
Does the mine have a Safety Policy?
Is the Policy communicated at induction?
Is a documented Safety Management Plan in place?
Is the Plan approved by the Functional Manager
Is the Safety Management Plane issued as a controlled document t supervisory staff and then discussed accordingly with them?
Have High/Moderate risk activities been identified
Have Job Safety Analyses been carried out?
Have Safe Work Instructions (SWI's) been developed?
Have SWI's been communicated to the work force?
Has a Safety Management Plan been obtained from all subcontractor's on site?
Have the plans been approve by the responsible manager?
Have the plans been implemented throughout the subcontractor's team?
Are the subcontractor's systems regularly audited?
IIs a system in place for reporting and investigating all accidents, incidents and non-conformances?
Are the relevant supervisors included in the reporting and investigations of the above?
Does the incident investigation system require checks in such places as maintenance records, personnel records, training records and production results to compare the number of repeated occurrences?
have the personnel who are required to conduct investigations been provided with formal training?
Is corrective action carried out, within the allocated time, as recommended in the report?
Is there a system in place for conducting comprehensive audits to check compliance with the Safety Management System?
Are audits conducted in accordance with the system?
Are findings of the review documented and actions formulated to address any identified deficiencies?
Are te actions corrected and approved by the agreed upon time frame?
Do senior management review these reports?
Has a clear career path mapped out for operations personnel?
Is training aligned to the above career path (operational)
Is a coordinated training system in place to develop and administer all training requirements?
Has a clear career path been mapped out for maintenance personnel?
Is training aligned to the above career path (maintenance)
Has a systematic approach been used to identify all employees training needs? (operational) (training matrix)
Do instructors have the necessary competencies for the specific topics in which they assess
Are the trainers given the necessary training to maintain their qualifications
Are lesson plans and effective training aids available and used for all the training programs
Does on the Job coaching form part of the operators training program (Gold)
Are training requirements inter-linked with planned task observations and personal assessments (Gold)
All aspects integrated into a single system to prevent duplication and manual manipulation (Gold)
Are defined career paths applied with operations personnel? (Gold)
Is an induction program in place for new employees
Is the presenter, carrying out the training course, qualified to do so
Are all relevant and required topics covered in the induction
Are questionnaires completed by learners
Is the induction well streamlined with minimal disruptions
Are records of inductions completed and uodated
Are all personnel on site inducted prior to commencing their duties
Is s specific induction program in place for Supervisors
Is the content of the induction program adequate for the supervisory function
Have the supervisors completed induction questionnaires
Is a specific training program in place for the supervisors
Does the program cover the basic requirements associated with the equipment and the mining process used throughout the mine
Does the program cover the basic soft skills associated with supervising the workforce (plan-do-check-act, leadership, delegation, mentoring etc) etc
Do supervisors have clearly defined career paths available to follow
Is supervisor task training/assessments undertaken with the supervisors
Are appropriate records to the above available
Are supervisors evalualated using assessments on a regular basis (6 months) (Gold)
Are supervisors evaluated using planned task observations (Gold)
Do personnel in restricted occupations posses the required certificates of competency to perform their task (Winder certificate, Electrical)
Are copies of these certificates available
Are competency assessments performed across the required functions
Is the assessor performing the assessments quailified to do so
Are assessments records available
Are competency assessments used to review individuals performance and define training needs (Gold)
Is there a training program in place for maintenance personnel
Has a clear career path been mapped out for maintenance personnel
Is training aligned to the above career path (maintenance)
Are programs updated whenever there are changes to systems of work and /or equipment
Are assessments regularly performed on maintenance personnel
Are the above assessments records available
Does on thhe Job training form part of the maintenance training program (Gold)
Are training requirements inter-linked with PJO and personal assessments (Gold)
Is a system in place that requires the supervisor to conduct observations of tasks being performed
Does the system ensure that all employees will be periodically observed whilst performing their required task
Are the results of the observations clearly documented
Are the inspections in line with procedural compliance expectations
Is there a system to ensure that identified non-compliances are corrected (Gold)
Are Task observations linked to training needs and requirements (Gold)
Is a group communications system in place
Has responsibility been assigned to the appropriate individual for conducting these communications
Do all relevant personnel attend these communication meetings
Are minutes of these meetings taken and formally recorded on file
Is there evidence of these meetings being used to review work practices and procedures (Gold)
Is aformalised communications system in place to discuss previous "planned V achieved" shift performance (Gold)
Are pre-start check lists developed and in place for all equipment
Are operators trained in the correct completion of these pre-start checks
Are the pre-starts completed correctly each shift
Are the completed Pre-Start checklists handed over to thhe maintenance department
Is information from the Pre-Start checklist scheduled and the schedule communicated to the workforce on a daily basis (Gold)
Have the relevant types of emergencies been identified
Have emergency action plans been established
Has the mine coordinator and wardens been identified
Has the evacuation plan/routes been displayed
Is emergency awareness training regularly conducted
Is the emergency procedure regularly rehearsed
Has a review been conducted to determine the equipment specifications required to ensure production targets are meet within the given mining environment
Does the review take into account availability of spare parts and consumables
Has the equipment been purchased in accordance with the review
Are follow-up reviews conducted to evaluate previous decisions and future requirements based on planned v actual (Gold)
Has a list of critical consumables been made for each machine type
Have minimum stock levels been determined
Has responsibilities been assigned to correctly manage stock levels
Is consumable usage formally reported on a monthly basis
Is usage monitored taking into account performance achieved and expenditure V budget (Gold)
Is consumable consumption used to evaluate individuals performance and integrated into performance appraisal system (Gold)
Does the organisation have a long-term production plan in place
Does the long-term plan reflect the original business plan that was compiled to allow funding for the operation to proceed
Is the long-term production plan updated at least monthly to show actual meters excavated
Where an obvious production shortfall occurs has the organization developed an action plan to remedy the situation
Does the long term plan take into account tipping points and tramming
Is there a system in place to ensure formal planning is conducted monthly
Are all appropriate positions/people involved in the determination of the monthly plan
Does the short term plan reflect the requirements of the long-term plan
Are al relevant measurements incorporated into the monthly plan
Are production shortfalls from pervious months taken into account (Gold)
Is a lost blast analysis conducted to determine shortfalls in production and reasons for not achieving the plan (Gold)
Is "planned Vs Achieved" analysis carried out to determine compliance with the monthly plan (Gold)
Is there a system in place to ensure daily production expectations are planned with the supervisors
Is the daily plan directly aligned with the monthly plan
Do all supervisors and leading hands receive a copy of the daily plan
Are Planned Vs Actual activities recorded at the end of each shift
Is the planned production plan updated daily
Is the actual production information used to identify trends and assist in problem solving
Is a "Planned Vs Achieved"analysis carried out to determine compliance with the daily plan (Gold)
Is the achieved production and development with 80% compliance of the plan (Gold)
Is a Lost Blast Analysis conducted per day to determine production and development deficiencies (Gold)
Is there an appropriate pre-shift meeting with all the necessary members of the team
Is the pre-shift meeting conducted in a quiet area, records kept, with appropriate visual aids for the capturing and communication of critical information
Is the information updated at the end of each shift by the off going supervisor
Does the communicated information reflect the requirements of the 24 hour cycle plan
Is a Lost Blast Analysis conducted per shift to determine production and development deficiencies (Gold)
Have shift performance measurements parameter requirements been determined for each piece of equipment
Have these expectations been communicated to the team
Is the equipment capable of achieving the required performance measures/parameters
Are the performance parameters correctly monitored and communicated to all parties concerned (Gold)
Is a maintenance strategy in place
Is a maintenance philosophy in place
Does the maintenance staff know what the purpose of the above are
Is information from the Pre-start checks captured and scheduled (backlogs created)
Are additional maintenance personnel available for breakdown requirements
Are means of communications available for the breakdown crews to operate effectively
Are breakdown personnel able to respond in a timely fashion
Has a review been conducted to determine the personnel skills and compliments required (Gold)
Have the review findings been complied with (Gold)
Is the structure of the workshop adequate for the maintenance requirements
Are appropriate ablutions available for workshop personnel
Is adequate tooling available with reference to the machinery on site
Is an in-line Oils and Lubricants delivery system in place (borehole)
Are oils and lubricants transported using drums (underground-surface)
Is Oil and diesel consumption measured
Can "Used" lubricants be disposed of correctly
Is electrical power available for specific equipment
Has a workshop review been conducted annually to determine workshop requirements given changes in production demands and machine fleet size (Gold)
Has the above assessment been complied with (Gold)
Has an assessment been conducted to determine optimum location of the main workshop and main workshop requirements ((Gold)
Is a critical spares list in place for every machine on site
Is the critical spares list reviewed and updated
Is a person responsible for spares monitoring and ordering
Are minimum stock levels determined
Are stock levels maintained according to the spares requirements
Is parts usage reconciled and reported
Are planned materials (parts) ordered and linked to a Work Order prior to work being scheduled
Is there a stock procurement procedure in place
Is there an emergency parts ordering procedure in place
Are lead times recorded and considered in the procurement process
Are the contractors parts ordering procedure known by the mine
Are stock outs measured (Gold)
Are late deliveries measured (Gold)
Are stock levels evaluated on a six monthly basis to ensure current consumption is aligned with spares requirements (Gold)
Has a review been conducted to determine performance measurement KPI's
Are approved KPI's documented and distributed to all involved
Are KPI's formally reported on
Is there a formal Root Cause Failure Analysis process in place
Are chronic failures identified and addressed, i.e. is there a continuous improvement action plan in place
Is the "Planned Vs Unplanned Work Ratio" documented and reported
Is there a"Backlog" board in place
Is the "backlog" board updated daily
Is a weekly maintenance plan issued to the maintenance staff (supervisors and artisans) prior to the week commencing
Is the equipment MTTR measured and analysed (trended) (Gold)
Is the equipment MTBF measures and analysed (trended) (Gold)
Is the equipment "Labour Utilisation" measured and analysed (trended) (Gold)
Are the top ten cost items identified and reported per machine type per month (Gold)
Are the top ten downtime items identified and reported per machine type per month (Gold)
Have work place standards been documented
Have they been approved by the responsible manager
Have the standards been communicated to all applicable personnel
Are formal inspections conducted to measure compliance with the standards
Are survey plans available for all areas of development
Are special instructions noted on plans where applicable
Do all relevant departments approve plans prior to their final release
Are the survey plans issued to all necessary personnel
Have Key Performance Indicators been determined and documented
Have all pieces of equipment been assigned KPI's
Have the KPI's been communicated to all personnel involved
Are KPI's measured and formally reported n
Is action taken when KPI's are not to expectation (Gold)
Do individuals receive feedback regarding their daily and monthly performance and any related deficiencies (Gold)
Is there a system in place for conducting unbiased audits
Are all previous Audit reports available
Have Action Plans been established, based on the findings of these audits
Have the above Action Plans been approved and implemented
Is system performance tracked and trended on a monthly basis (Gold)
Is the system used as a tool for continuous improvement (Gold)