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,...
launching a workplace safety blitz that will focus on hazards involving
material handling to ensure workers are safe on the job.From Sept. 15
to Oct. 26, Ministry of Labour inspectors will visit plants,
factories and other industrial sector workplaces across the province. They will
Workplace Safety North has appointed a new transitional manager for Ontario Mine Rescue.Ted Hanley will
work with current manager Alex Gryska during the interim until Gryska’s
retirement next summer. Hanley will assess the administration of the provincial
mine rescue program and engage mining co...
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...