Welcome to the September 2020 episode of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Last month, we took you to Freeport-McMoRan’s Safford and Lone Star Mines, where we interviewed Mine Manager Bret Hunt about traffic safety improvements they’ve recently made. In this new episode of CORESafety TV, we continue by […]

Welcome to the August 2020 episode of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Last month, we shared some important insights about best practices to lessen the risk of powered haulage accidents at mining operations. In this episode of CORESafety TV, we dig a little deeper into the traffic safety improvements that Freeport-McMoRan Inc. has been making at […]

Depending on their job duties, mine personnel often have the need to use fall protection at work. Between 2010 and 2017, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) issued 111 fall-related imminent danger orders for using personal fall arrest systems incorrectly or not at all.  To help miners better understand how to avoid such accidents, […]

CORESafety TV (July 2020): Best Practices to Avoid Powered Haulage Accidents Welcome to the July edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Powered haulage accidents are among the most common and the most deadly in the mining industry. These can include incidents involving haul trucks, front-end loaders, belt conveyors, forklifts and many […]

Welcome to the June edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Earlier this month, we told you about the new “Safety: Take It Home” campaign and contest that’s recently been launched by Hecla Mining Company. In this episode of CORESafety TV, we interview Hecla’s president and CEO Phillips […]

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