Development of mine personnel competences as a method to ensure occupational safety

Production safety is of great importance for the functioning of mines during transition phases. It is advisable to focus mine safety activities on reducing the level of production risk. Production risk management can allow abating the negative impact of external and internal factors of mining production and enable the required level of mine safety and efficiency, which is especially vital during transition phases in mining structurally complex deposits. Implementation of the risk management function in the production safety system is achieved by building the mining company competence framework (system) and by developing the personnel competences to correspond to this competence system. The article proposes the algorithm that includes three main stages: formation of requirements for employees to perform a specific function, assessment of the current competence of employees to meet these requirements, and development of personnel competences to the required level (set by the requirements). The results of this competences-based approach implementation in the mining industry proved its expediency. The competences-based approach actualized at the United Production and Transport Department of Kuzbass made it possible to supplement the algorithm of competence development with a compensating mechanism: insufficient competence of employees in terms of production safety and, in particular, risk management function is compensated by adjusting the competencies of managers and specialists. The implementation of this algorithm can ensure formation of a labor team capable of performing assigned functions at an acceptable level of risk.

Keywords: transition phases, mining company, production safety, risk management, production risk, competence, competence framework, competence formation, personnel competences.
For citation:

Nevolina E. M., Shishkina S. V. Development of mine personnel competences as a method to ensure occupational safety . MIAB. Mining Inf. Anal. Bull.  2021;(5—1):336—349. [In Russ]. DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_51_0_336.

Acknowledgements:

The article was prepared using the results obtained under State Contract No. 075-00581-19-00, Topic No. 0405-2019-0005: Methods to Take into Account Transition Processes in Mining Deep-Seated Mineral Deposits of Complex Structure.

Issue number: 5
Year: 2021
Page number: 336-349
ISBN: 0236-1493
UDK: 622.86:658.3
DOI: 10.25018/0236_1493_2021_51_0_336
Article receipt date: 15.12.2020
Date of review receipt: 01.03.2021
Date of the editorial board′s decision on the article′s publishing: 10.04.2021
About authors:

Nevolina E. M., Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Senior Research Officer Chelyabinsk branch of Institute of Mining of Ural Branch of RAS, nevolina-elena@yandex.ru, Russia;
Shishkina S. V., Cand. Sci. (Eng.), Deputy general director for occupational safety and production control LLC “United Production Transport Administration of Kuzbass”, shishkinasv@suek.ru, Russia.

 

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