Archive for June, 2019

  The old adage says, “an apple a day keeps the doctor away”; however, the reality of wellbeing for those who work in mining is a bit more complicated than that. Factors affecting wellbeing go beyond physical health, stretching to mental acuity and vigour, stress maintenance, a positive work culture and proper work-life balance, along […]

Powered haulage incidents are one of the biggest safety concerns for mining companies and their workers. We’re now halfway through 2019 and there have been four powered haulage fatalities reported so far this year by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Many powered haulage accidents involve collisions with other vehicles or equipment. This downloadable PDF includes some best practices that may […]

International technology firm IBM has teamed up with a number of companies, using its Maximo Worker Insights platform to help in the collection of safety data, and ensuring risk-free operations. JP Casey finds out how data fed back to supervisors and safety officials can keep workers out of dangerous environments. While safety remains a priority […]

It’s National Safety Month… Don’t Let a Friend or Coworker Become a Statistic Welcome to the June edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. This is National Safety Month, as recognized by the National Safety Council (NSC), CORESafety and hundreds of other organizations across the country. This year’s theme is […]

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