Vision Zero is a global initiative, developed by ISSA, that provides a simple yet comprehensive framework for addressing health and safety in a systemic way. The “Vision Zero” initiative as launched across multiple global industries in September 2017 has been formulated to provide a number of good practice guides in enabling the “7 Golden Rules” for health and safety. A schematic showing the interconnection of the 7 Golden rules can be seen alongside.
MIASA supports ISSA mining and its strategic focus on matters like
ISSA Mining's core focal areas are:
The African region is somewhat still in its infancy with regard to the global Vision Zero programme. There are however a number of pockets, including individual organizations and country specific programmes that are well aligned with the objectives of Vision Zero and the principles of the 7 Golden Rules. The main objectives for the African region is to extend vision zero and share the tangible results amongst all member countries. Vision Zero provide an immense opportunity to share health and safety and risk strategies and initiatives amongst different industries, especially those with similar risk profiles. The African region is an ever growing minerals jurisdiction and it is therefore imperative that the region employs technology and processes that are benchmarked to the best in the global minerals industry.