Amman Mineral Committed to Applying Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) and Making OHS Corporate Culture
West Sumbawa, January 31, 2019 - Commemorating the 2019 National Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Month, PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara ("Amman Mineral") holds an OHS Month Campaign from January 15 to February 14, 2019 and will be participated by all employees of Amman Mineral, Alliance and Business Partners at the Batu Hijau mine, West Sumbawa.
The OHS Month Campaign event is filled with various activities, started with the Opening Ceremony directly led by Muhammad Agus Patria, Head of Manpower and Transmigration Office (Kadisnakertrans) of West Nusa Tenggara Province. The other activities include OHS Seminar, First Aid & CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) Training for the community members around the mine, Job Hazard Analysis Making Competition, Blood Donation Action, Healthy and Fun Walk Competition, Clean-up Day Program, Garbage Management Training, Healthy Lifestyle Discussion, 5K Running Competition, Amman Mineral "Goes to Campus" bringing up the topic of Safety, OHS Photography Contest, Stop-Smoking Competition for Amman Mineral employees, Alliance and Business Partners, OHS Exhibition, Bazaar and Food Festival.
The sub-theme of Amman Mineral’s OHS Month Campaign this year is "Keep Your Personal Safety and Health, Those of Your Team and Others Around You" aimed at increasing understanding and awareness and making OHS a culture that is always fostered in the work place or our daily life at home and in the community.
"Amman Minerals is committed to continuously improving its performance in the field of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in Mining Operations and seeks to make OHS a culture. Our aim is to create zero harm at all points of the mine site, said Anita Avianty, "Head of Corporate Communications Amman Mineral.
Anita added that the OHS Month Campaign provides the company with an opportunity to show its commitment in making the Batu Hijau mine a safe and healthy place to work. Moreover, the OHS culture is the main indicator in assessing whether the management of a mining company is good or not. In addition, the OHS Month Campaign activities are also done to support the government programs in realizing the Independence of Indonesian OHS-Cultured Communities in 2020.
In the OHS field, in 2018 Amman Mineral received a OHS Zero Fatality award from the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR) affirming that No Occurrence of Fatality and Work-Related Disease.
On PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara
Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT) is an Indonesian mining company operating the Batu Hijau mine. AMNT has several other promising prospects in copper and gold concession areas located in West Sumbawa Regency, Nusa Tenggara Province. Batu Hijau is the second largest copper and gold mine in Indonesia and is a world-class asset.
The shareholders of PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara are PT Amman Mineral International (82.2%) and PT Pukuafu Indah (17.8%). PT Amman Mineral Internasional is an Indonesian company whose shareholders consist of PT AP Investment (50%) and PT Medco Energi Internasional Tbk (50%)
Amman Mineral has received 7 consecutive GREEN PROPER rating awards (Corporate Performance Rating Program) from the Ministry of Environment and Forestry. Green PROPER is an award for a company whose performance is considered to exceed the standards set by the Ministry of Environment and Forestry on various aspects of environmental protection management and community development programs around the mine.