The Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (SMI-MISHC) delivers excellent risk management education, consultancy, and research which improves the health, safety, and provide consultancy services to industry.

Established in 1998, the goals of the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (SMI-MISHC) are to conduct research in occupational safety and health, risk management, and human factors; to integrate the results of this research into postgraduate and continuing education programs in safety and health risk management delivered to the minerals industry and provides consultancy services to assist industry.

 

The backgrounds of SMI-MISHC staff are varied, and collectively cover the breadth of occupational safety and health related disciplines such as risk management, occupational health, psychology, physiotherapy, and human factors and ergonomics. 

   Our expertise

Our staff have extensive experience in coal and hard rock mines across Australia, as well as conducting research and educational programs in Africa, Asia, South America and India. SMI-MISHC staff and research students have a particular interest in the safety and health of artisanal and small scale mining in developing countries.
 

    Where we work

MISHC undertakes applied research, consultancy and training in risk management, occupational safety and health and human factors and ergonomics.

   What we do

MISHC is an internationally recognised as a world-class centre of excellence and a leading provider of Minerals Industry Risk Management Education for the global Minerals Industry. SMI-MISHC integrates risk management knowledge into postgraduate and continuing education programs delivered to the minerals industry across Australia.

    Learn with us

MISHC staff collectively cover the breadth of occupational safety and health related disciplines such as risk management, occupational health, psychology, physiotherapy, and human factors and ergonomics. SMI-MISHC’s staff and students are supported by an active network of Adjunct Professors, and honorary and industry fellows. 

   Who we are

 

General Enquiries

Phone: +61 7 3346 4066
Email: mishc@mishc.uq.edu.au

Postal Address

Minerals Industry Safety & Health Centre
Sustainable Minerals Institute 
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
AUSTRALIA

Program Leader – Human Factors

Professor Robin Burgess-Limerick
r.burgesslimerick@uq.edu.au