Do you have a hidden compliance problem?

With numerous regulations to adhere to, it’s easy for companies to fall behind. Don’t ignore this crucial aspect of safety. 

With ever-evolving standards, it’s a daunting task to stay abreast of the latest requirements.

Unchecked equipment represents a grave risk to your workforce.

It is not unusual for us to identify multiple areas of concern that need to be immediately addressed.

Kerren Smith, Smith Global

Smith Global offers a comprehensive solution tailored to a clients specific need:
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • End-to-end Service
  • Proven track record
  • Competence-centric approach

Access Systems Compliance

With over 25 years designing workplace-safe access systems

Trusted by some of Australia’s largest mine companies like RIO, Glencore, South 32 and Jellinbah Resources.

Smith Global have audited & upgraded workplace-safe access systems at many locations including Ensham, Cawarral Creek, Baralaba, Foxleigh, Jellinbah and won multiple Worksafe awards across Queensland, Victoria, and South Australia.

What should you be auditing?

All of your earth-moving heavy vehicles. Including, but not limited to: Dump Trucks, Graders, Wheel Loaders and more.

How does it work?

Smith Global have developed over the course of decades a tried, tested and proven five step comprehensive process from audit to certification to ensure your vehicles are compliant with Australian Standards and as safe as they can be for your workforce.

Smith Global’s analysis enabled us to make the best decisions that ultimately led to an increase in the safety and productivity of our mining operations which was the overall goal.

– Patrick BoucherBaffinland Mining

Frequently Asked Questions

  • AS 5327-2022 – Earth moving Machinery – Access Systems
  • AS 1657-2018 – Fixed Platforms, walkways, stairways and ladders – Design, construction and Installation.
  • ISO 12100 – Safey of machinery
  • AS/NZS 1891 Series – Industrial Fall Arrest systems & devices
  • MDG 15  Mobile plant for use on mines
  • ISO 3471 & ISO 3449 Earth moving machinery  protective structures  

These are just a few examples. Smith Global will advise the full list of the most relevant codes as part of their assessment.

Potentially all earthmoving equipment vehicles with access systems. With many companies operating fleets with aged vehicles, especially those purchased aftermarket, chances are there will be some vehicles currently operating outside of code. Smith Global have even found compliance issues with new vehicles!

With over 25 years experience in designing work-safe access systems for some of Australia’s largest mining companies, Smith Global will give you the reassurance you need from a one-stop shop solution from audit to issuing of certification. Of course if any issues are uncovered they will work with you to design and project manage a solution.

Smith Global will provide a timeline for completion once an audit and assessment has been conducted.

Assuming that because they are operating big brand vehicle equipment that everything is compliant. Our experience shows that is not always the case.

Dont wait for an incident to occur!

Contact Smith Global Consulting Engineers for a comprehensive assessment and ensure the safety of your workplace and operations.

Give us a Call

Call (+61) 7 5482 1166 and we’ll describe exactly how we can help you improve performance and productivity. 

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