Introduction

Treatment in response to industrial accidents in remote locations requires a greater set of specialist first aid skills. Prospecting, ore extraction and processing, mining engineering and transportation, and oil rig platforms are all high-risk environments where incidents such as explosions, chemical and other hazardous materials spills, gas leaks, and infrastructure collapses can have catastrophic effects upon personnel. With traditional emergency assistance often many hours away, the aftermath of industrial accidents need to managed in-house and personnel need to trained to respond to a variety of possible emergencies.

At the bottom of this profile are brief details of a number of the experts that Expert Experts represents. Call our office to discuss your requirements and to obtain an expert submission that suits your needs and budget.

Expertise in Action

Experts in industrial treatment and training will have experience in handling fire outbreaks, handling the medical response to catastrophic situations, and coordinating rescue operations. They can assess the risks in a workplace and tailor medical training, procedures and equipment available to staff for those potential situations. In litigation, expert witnesses can assess damages, assign responsibility, and offer opinions as to what regulations were breached. Experts can also assist in incident investigations.

Sample Reports

For some fields of expertise we have some sample sections of de-identified reports. Please contact our office if you are interested in a sample.

Cost

The overall cost of expert opinion depends on the services required. Some of the key factors that affect the cost of advice include:

  • The need for a view or inspection of a location
  • The quantity of documentary material to be reviewed
  • Whether there are reports of other experts to be reviewed and commented on in detail
  • Whether there is a need for conferences with the expert either in person or by telephone/Skype
Relevant Articles Australian Minerals Industry Fatalities – 2013-14

This table provides a summary of the 16 fatalities that occurred in Australia in 2013/14 in the mining industry

National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority analysis of the Stena Clyde incident of 2012.

On 3 September 2015 the Magistrates’ Court of Victoria imposed a criminal penalty of $330,000 against Stena Drilling Australia Pty Ltd for their failure to implement and maintain systems of work that were safe and without risk to health as required under clause 9(2)(d) of the Offshore Petroleum and Greenhouse Gas Storage Act 2006.

Relevant Cases Rodney Dale Morrison v John Hamilton Milner and Rodney Dale Morrison v Stephen Barry Baldwin. Prosecutions under s 15(1) of the OH&S 1983 by virtue of s 50 of the OH&S Act 1983 [2008] NSWIRComm 77

Two miners were crushed when the unsupported roof of the mine collapsed on them. It was alleged that the mining company failed to ensure the health, safety and welfare at work of all the company's employees in breach of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

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A sample of our experts in Medical - Industrial treatment and training

Below are short profiles of a sample of some of the experts with expertise in this field. Not all of the experts we work with appear on our website and finding new experts for unusual or hard to find fields is our specialty.

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