Minerals Industry Safety
and Health Centre

The Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) improves the health and safety of the industry by delivering excellent risk management education, impactful research, and consultancy services.

The Centre creates impact by:

Established in 1998, the Centre’s people have a wide range of expertise and experience. SMI was established in 2001 and then brought the Centre under its umbrella.

Their backgrounds collectively cover all topics within occupational safety and health related disciplines.

This includes:

  • risk management—principal hazard management and emergency response, risk management tools and techniques
  • human factors
  • occupational health—e.g. chemicals, dust and vibration
  • psychology, fatigue and stress
  • physiotherapy and ergonomics.

General Enquiries

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

Postal Address

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

Director

Brett Garland

Phone: +61 7 3346 4037
Email: b.garland@uq.edu.au