- Loss in productivity, through fatigue created by poor task lighting
- Community backlash, in the implied fear of the impact of obtrusive lighting on households and residents
Mrs. Dunk, who can see the lights of Mudgee from her highest property, also fears her property will be affected by lights from the Cobbora mine.
Source: Mudgee Guardian Newspaper Sept 11th 2011
- All aspects of the work must be effectively planned, from the physical process to the individual tasks carried out by employees. Both direct and indirect impacts on safety and health of each task or process should be considered at the planning level. This would include issues such as fatigue and psychological stress.
Source: General Duty of Care Guidelines provided by the Department of Mines
Detailed proposals would be discussed with priorities of:
- Providing sufficient lighting on site to ensure that safety is not compromised.
- Appropriate lamp selection and the impact of colour rendering on the task,
- And compliance with all relevant standards and guidelines such as:AS4282—1997– Control of Obtrusive Effects of Outdoor Lighting