Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre

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

Established in 1998, the goals of the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (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 MISHC staff are varied, and collectively cover the breadth of occupational safety and health related disciplines such as risk management (including principal hazard management and emergency response, risk management tools and techniques), occupational health (eg., chemicals, dust, vibration) , psychology (fatigue, stress), and physiotherapy, as well as human factors 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


Brett Garland

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