Australia’s mining sector can keep away from changing into the following institutional pariah – SafetyAtWorkBlog

Round a decade in the past, elements of the Australian rail building {industry} launched the Pegasus Card. The intent was to have a single portal by which a employee’s competencies and eligibility to work might be verified. It developed into the Rail Business Employee Card in existence right this moment. Pegasus stays in elements of the mining sector.

I used to be reminded of the Pegasus Card after I learn the current West Australian report into sexual harassment within the mining sector, Sufficient is Sufficient. One in all its suggestions, Quantity 3, was that:

“The {industry} should discover methods to stop perpetrators of great sexual harassment merely discovering reemployment on different websites and in different firms. This could contain:
– thorough exploration of an industry-wide staff’ register or different mechanism resembling industry-wide accreditation, considering pure justice issues and maybe modelled on the Working With Kids Card;…..

“industry-wide staff’ register”? Isn’t that what the Pegasus card helps to handle?

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