Mining Ergonomics

Ergowork has done significant work in mining over the years including access/egress fall prevention projects, whole body and hand/arm vibration projects, manual tasks analysis and design, new equipment design reviews, return to work risk analysis, training programs and control room design and implementation.

Mining companies assisted have included BMA, BHP, Glencore, Rio Tinto, Anglocoal and others.

BHP Northparkes Mine Automation Project

Ergowork was called upon to assist Northparkes Mine in NSW in upgrading the ergonomics of the control room and providing key specifications for remote control operators pods in the surface control room.

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Rio Tinto Operations Centre Perth

A now well recognised example of modern control room design and operations this control room allows remote operation of the company’s Pilbara mine, rail and port facilities and plant. From here, some 15 iron ore mines, four…

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