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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In April 2019, Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Healy, Alaska surpassed its all-time safety record by completing 797 days without a single lost-time accident. Shortly afterwards, CORESafety interviewed Joe Usibelli Jr., the president and CEO of the company that was founded by his grandfather in 1943.  He explained how UCM got started with CORESafety and what […]

Welcome to the May edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. This month, we’re introducing a new in-depth interview segment called “Center of Safety” on CORESafety TV. Periodically, we’ll be talking with mining executives where we “dig a little deeper” by asking how they themselves got started in mining. We’ll […]

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