Join Drew Duddy for ‘A day in the life of Newcrest Mining, Principal Advisor Occupational Hygiene…’ as she shares some of her experiences and challenges whilst working as the principle occupational hygienist for Newcrest mining. Newcrest mining is a multinational mining company with active mining operations in 4 countries and exploration activities underway in 6 countries. Drew will talk about some of the health risks that the business is exposed to and the various programs under way to control those risks.
She holds a MSc in occupational hygiene practice from Wollongong university and BSc in Occupational health and safety from Victoria University, Drew is a COH and full member of the AIOH.
Drew has a career in the resources industry that has covered 30 years, starting in Kalgoorlie with the Lake View and Star mining company in 1987 as an apprentice Mechanical fitter. Completing her trade certificate in 1992 spending the next 6 years working in the maintenance stream including work in Ghana and Chili
Drew moved from the maintenance stream into Health Safety and emergency response and has held various roles working on a number of different base metals operations including Gold, Copper, Platinum, Nickel, Silver, Lead and Uranium and has worker in numerous overseas locations including Tanzania and Zambia, The United States and Canada, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia.
Outside of work Drew is a passionate supporter and advocate for diversity and inclusion, women’s rights and the LBGTQI+ community. She has been in a long term relationship with her partner and has 3 gorgeous daughters whom she loves to death.
Date: Tues 3 Sept, 5:30 pm for 6 pm start Location: Newcrest Mining, 600 St Kilda road, Melbourne Vic 3004 Cost: Attendance $10 to AIOH members | $15 Non-Members