HIGHLIGHTS – 1st HSE Conference 2014

The Zambia Chamber of Mines successfully held its first HSE National Conferenceon 10-11 July, 2014, at Mulungushi International Conference Centre, in Lusaka. The Conference was opened by the Minister of Mines, Energy and Water Development, Hon. Christopher Yaluma, MP.


Conference Highlights

  • Attracted local and international participants from academia, industry, regulatory institutions, service providers and many more
  • Main Sponsor: Standard Chartered Bank (Zambia)
  • 19 papers were presented and these papers covered Health, Safety and Environment. 3 Research Papers shared during Panel Discussions.
  • Papers covered wide range of topics such as those outline below. For more details see the full report of conference proceedings on the link provided.
  • Multi-drug resistant
  • Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2010
  • Finding a balance between EQ and IQ: The Sasol Nation Petrochemical induction, Case study
  • Copper mine wasteland as alternative land for jatropha biofuel production
  • Silica/silicosis effects on miners in the mining industry
  • Workers compensation in Zambia
  • Health profiles of Zambian mine job seekers
  • Evaluating levels of insecticide resistance in malaria vectors of Kalumbila mine area of Solwezi
  • Enhancing safe production through improving safety culture of mining in Zambia
  • The role of Mine Safety Department (MSD) & mine accidents
  • Behavioural based care
  • Working at heights
  • Post privatisation challenges – ZCCM-IH
  • Copper mine wastelands as an alternative land for jantropa
  • EIA process in Zambia and its challenges
  • Challenges of groundwater monitoring and
  • New Environmental Legislation and how it compares with the old stature
  • The Environmental Protection Fund of the Mines and Minerals
  • Development Act, No 7 of 2008 – Its design and principles of operation











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