Simon Ridge Named National 2012 Occupational Health and Safety Leader of the Year

Photo: WA Dept of mines

Simon Ridge, Western Australia’s head of resources and safety, won this prestigious award during the week announced at the Next Generation Mining Australia Summit in Adelaide

Western Australia’s head of resources safety has been named the national 2012 Occupational Health and Safety Leader of the Year.

Mr Ridge in winning this award was recognised for his work with the Western Australian State Government with the ongoing resources safety reforms.

Norman Moore, the Mines and Petroleum Minister said that, “the award recognises Simon’s outstanding contribution to safety and reform in the Western Australian resources industry,” Mr Moore said.

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