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Halfway through 2021, powered haulage continues to be a primary source of accidents and fatalities in the mining industry. CORESafety is determined to bring more attention to the dangers by making miners aware of how easily these accidents can happen and how to prevent them. To date, nine miners have lost their lives this year and 185 more have been injured […]

Welcome to the July edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. There’s a new app for mining professionals that’s designed to help identify, record and track ergonomics and safety hazards that can lead to injuries, illnesses and fatalities at worksites. This is ErgoMine 2.0, a powerful on-the-ground auditing tool for iOS and Android devices, created by the […]

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has released a presentation that was recently shared during the June 9, 2021 Stakeholder Meeting. The document is entitled “CY2021 MSHA Fatalities” and includes statistics for the first five months of 2021. Seven of the 15 reported fatalities during that period involved powered haulage accidents. There is a […]

Welcome to the June edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association. Technically speaking, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or drones can be flown inside contained areas like underground mines. Metal and non-metal mining operations are using drones in increasing numbers these days. Surface mines are especially seeing a lot […]

If you’re a miner who has to work on, near or around a belt conveyor, it’s important to always be aware of the hazards that you might run across. A significant number of injuries and fatalities over the last few years have occurred when miners were working in the proximity of moving conveyors, while some […]

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