Safe + Sound is a year-round campaign to encourage every workplace to have a safety and health program. Safe + Sound Week is a nationwide event held each August that recognizes the successes of workplace safety and health programs and offers information and ideas on how to keep America’s workers safe. Why Participate? Successful safety and […]

Machinery-Related Fatalities on the Increase in 2019 Welcome to the August edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. This month, we’re talking about the rise of machinery-related fatalities in both surface and underground mining operations. Powered haulage accidents that result in fatalities are often more prevalent, but now the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is showing a greater […]

Fasten Your Seat Belts For Safety.  It’s easy to forget to fasten your seat belt when driving or operating machinery around a mining operation. And yet, it’s one of the easiest things an equipment operator can do to stay safe. Wearing a seat belt can protect you against injury in the event of a serious accident. It can also help you maintain control of equipment […]

Some Real World Insights Into Leadership and CORESafety Welcome to the July edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Leadership development is a process that begins with leaders understanding their strengths and weaknesses. This understanding helps leaders focus on areas of potential improvement.  CORESafety emphasizes that leaders in mining […]

  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 […]

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