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Healy, AK – On Wednesday, April 10, 2019 employees at Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) worked 798 consecutive days without a single lost time accident (LTA), setting a new record for safety at the mine. The mine’s previous safety record was set in 2006 at 797 days without a lost time accident. “While we are proud […]

Welcome to the April edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Mine rescue contests are designed to sharpen the skills and test the knowledge of team members who might be faced one day with potential mining emergencies. Each team has to solve hypothetical problems and challenges while being timed […]

Welcome to the March 2019 edition of CORESafety TV — the online video series from the National Mining Association. In this episode, we take a look at reporting and investigating safety incidents and why you should also analyze near miss events that might not seem serious enough to report. This is particularly true with slips, […]

Falls from ladders occur much more frequently than you might imagine, resulting in more than 120 miners being injured each year. This month – March 2019 – is National Ladder Safety Month. CORESafety is offering our downloadable infographic called “How to be Safe on Ladders” which includes some of the safety tips from Module #5 […]

More than 120 miners are injured each year from incidents involving falls from ladders, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Join CORESafety in spreading awareness about the importance of the safe use of ladders during National Ladder Safety Month, March 2019. CORESafety is reminding you of some of the safety tips presented in Module #5 (Training and Competence) and Module #12 (Work […]

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