To be the knowledge leader and trusted advisor to the Minister of Mineral Resources and stakeholders on occupational health and safety matters, and to promote the transformation of occupational health and safety in the mining industry towards the achievement of Zero Harm to mine workers and mining communities.
The MHSC’s mission is to promote a culture of occupational health and safety in the mining industry by providing advice to the Minister of Mineral Resources, liaising with statutory bodies, fostering an effective tripartite partnership, and creating and disseminating information on leading practices to the mining industry.
MHSC is pursuing the following goals and all the strategic objectives will be linked to these goals:
Zero Harm to employees and communities as a result of mining activities
To provide knowledge leadership in mining OHS knowledge
The MHSC prides itself on a set of shared values that inform and guide the interaction between employees, stakeholders and the mining industry at large. The first initial of these core values together spell the acronym “PRIDE” to ignite pride in the way MHSC is portrayed internally and externally.
Professionalism – Professional approach in all our business dealings and interpersonal relationships.
Respect – Respect each other and value diversity in ideas, work style, background and skills.
Integrity – Integrity, honesty and ethical approach in everything we do.
Delivery – Delivery and results-driven culture through constructive feedback and continuous improvement.
Excellence – Excellence and efficiency in the way we deliver on the mandate.