Alert systems notify workers of underground dangerSudbury’s Hard-Line is introducing a
new product to the mining industry that will increase safety for
workers, with the aim of preventing injury or death on the job.The Prox Proximity Detection System,
launched in August, is designed to alert workers when they get too
close to a piece of heavy equipment while working underground.“There have been incidents in the
mining industry where these sorts of things happen because people
become complacent with using a remote control,” said Max Gray,...
volunteers from Vale Canada Ltd.’s East Mines were crowned with gold hard hats
by Workplace Safety North (WSN) and Ontario Mine Rescue as the overall winners
of the 64th annual Provincial Mine Rescue Competition in Timmins, June 5 and 6.The Vale East
Mines team consisted of captain ...
The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) in Sudbury has acquired a mining
equipment simulator for use in its health and safety training.NORCAT is working
in partnership with ThoroughTec, a South Africa-headquartered company with
offices in Australia, Chile and Toronto.“The addition o...
Trevor Stuthridge has accepted the position of executive vice-president at FP Innovations, effective July 1, 2014.Stuthridge is responsible for leading the operations divisions, for the Preventative Health and Safety Strategy and the development and delivery of the Operational Strategic Plan.FP is ...
Thunder Bay Hydro landed a prestigious
provincial award for its recent safety record. The President’s
Award from the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association was
awarded to the utility in August for achieving 250,000 consecutive
hours of work without lost time injury.“Safety is our focus; w...