National Day of Health and Safety in Mining 2023

17 August 2023

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The 2023 theme is Always: Vigilance, Learning, Improving which aims to illustrate industry efforts to address health and safety in the quest to achieve the common goal of Zero Harm.

#Safety&HealthFirst   #Khumbul’ekhaya   #RememberHome


A CEO-led strategy
on health and safety

Developed and led by the Minerals Council’s CEO Zero Harm Forum, Khumbul’ekhaya is a rallying cry for a step-change in safety and health performance driven at the highest levels of the industry.

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The 49 fatalities reported in the industry in 2022 represent an improvement of 34% on the 74 deaths in 2021. These are the lowest number of annual fatalities in the industry’s recorded history.

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Fatalities (1993-2022)



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