Miners in safety gear

The 2019 campaign

National Day of Safety and Health in Mining 2019

1 October 2019

The Minerals Council South Africa today formally launched the Khumbul’ekhaya initiative, a CEO-led strategy on health and safety, developed and led by the Minerals Council CEO Zero Harm Forum. The aim of the initiative is to drive and sustain the mining industry’s pursuit of Zero Harm, with a particular emphasis on eliminating fatalities.

Media release

Fact sheet

Presentations and speeches

Khumbul’ekhaya is a Nguni word for “remember home”, and recognises the devastating impact that work-related deaths have on families. It intends to drive home an enhanced safety and health message.


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