Health, Safety and Environment

Many projects in the engineering and mining industry can, if poorly managed, have long-term impacts on workplace health and the environment. Thus, it is crucial to assess these environmental risks and threats to the health and safety of employees during feasibility studies as well as during the execution of a project in the form of regular safety audits to identify risks and develop action plans to ensure compliance with local and international regulations and competently manage these risks. 

DMT conducts assessments of the environmental impact (EIA) and environmental risks and the hazards that industrial chemicals, waste water and other materials can cause to health and safety as well as audits for many different projects.

Our expertise and resources embrace every aspect of health, safety and environmental problem solving in relation to working conditions, land, water and airborne pollution. We provide a comprehensive range of services to ensure that our clients are able to identify and manage their environmental risks throughout the project life cycle. We offer initial environmental investigations and planning, environmental compatibility checks as part of the approvals process for mining projects, environmental impact assessments, environmental audits and management studies, as well as remediation and rehabilitation strategies for polluted sites. We naturally also cooperate with local consultants and supply management and quality assurance as required.

Health and Safety Audits

DMT carries out dedicated health and safety audits and risk assessments for both government organisations and mining companies. In addition to that, we also regularly comment explicitly in Competent Persons Reports, Due Diligence and Mineral Expert Reports on different kinds of health and safety hazards.

To augment the safety training we provide at our clients’ own locations, we arrange and co-ordinate client visits to our offices and facilities in the UK, Germany and elsewhere as part of integrated health and safety training packages. As a division of the TÜV NORD GROUP, our training resources include the TN Academy and TN Education, providing world-class dedicated health and safety training to the industry. Recognising the varying training requirements presented by different markets and workplaces, we tailor our consultant training services to meet the needs of developing countries, intermediate technology countries and highly-developed nations alike.

Environmental Risk Assessment Services

We provide a comprehensive range of services to ensure that our clients are able to identify and manage their environmental risks throughout the project life cycle. We offer initial environmental investigations and planning, environmental compatibility checks as part of the approvals process for mining projects, environmental impact assessments (EIA), environmental audits and management studies, as well as remediation and rehabilitation strategies for polluted sites. DMT covers groundwater monitoring and waste water management as well as dealing with remains of former industrial sites. We naturally also cooperate with local risk management consultants and supply management and quality assurance as required.

Our auditors provide the following services to clients all over the world:

  • Health and safety risk inspections & management
  • Environmental risk management
  • Mine safety assessment
  • Environmental impact assessment
  • Audits
  • Occupational health and safety training
  • Mine closure and reclamation management
  • Equipment quality assessment

Being a consultant in the mining industry, DMT is well familiar with the latest environmental standards. These include national regulations as well as World Bank guidelines and EU regulations as laid down in the 85/337/EEC directive of 3 March 1997 and subsequent amendments. With our audits and safety inspections, we assess your compliance with current environmental policies. Additionally, we assist you with managing and mitigating these risks. 

Please feel free to contact our specialists.

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