Safety research, testing and training
The Safety in Mines Testing and Research Station (Simtars) provides a range of services to improve safety and health across the mining industry. Your business can take advantage of these services, which include research, training, and testing and certification.
Simtars has 4 centres that can help your business:
- Occupational Hygiene, Environment and Chemistry Centre - can manage your risk assessment, monitoring, analysis and reporting of occupational and environmental issues, and can offer practical solutions for complex problems. The centre provides mine gas monitoring and computer-aided analysis systems.
- Engineering, Testing and Certification Centre - provides specific testing and certification services for electrical equipment used in hazardous locations. This centre also tests, investigates, calibrates and certifies mechanical and electronic equipment and materials.
- Mining Research and Development Centre - conducts a wide range of research and investigation activities to support the technological advancement of your business. It also has capabilities to research a variety of issues affecting health and safety in the mining industry.
- Safety Training Centre - can help you improve the health and safety of your business by delivering a range of specific training courses at your site or at training facilities at Redbank and Mackay.
Simtars provides services in research, consulting, testing and certification to improve your business's safety and health. Services include testing and certification, occupational hygiene, gas analysis systems and safety services.
Learn more about how services from Simtars may benefit your business.
Simtars Safety Training Centre
The Simtars Safety Training Centre can tailor or develop specific training courses for your business.
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- Last updated
- 07 March 2013
General enquiries call 13 25 23 (option 3)