If you’re working at what’s known as a “hot” work site, you should always be aware of the dangers of heat stress and what it can do to you. A hot work site is a location where any combination of air temperature, humidity, radiation and wind speed exceeds a wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) of 79°F (26°C). These factors can help […]

How to Address Risk Management In Your Mining Operations Welcome to the September edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Risk management is the term that describes the coordinated activities an organization uses to assess and control risk. CORESafety considers the risk management process to be necessary if you want […]

Industrial hygiene is a term that directly relates to having a healthy workplace.  The objective of the industrial hygiene profession in mining, as well as other industries, is to prevent job-related illnesses in the workplace. In CORESafety’s Module #13 (Occupational Health), you can find a section that addresses this topic. In addition, our latest infographic identifies the four basic principles […]

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 […]

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