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A new detection system developed by Hard-Line of Sudbury alerts workers when they get too close to a piece of heavy equipment while working underground.
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,...

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Thunder Bay Hydro rewarded for safety
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...
NORCAT delivers health and safety training to Kenya
The Northern Centre for Advanced Technology (NORCAT) is sharing its expertise in health and safety training with Base Titanium Limited for a new open pit titanium mine under construction in Kenya. The mine’s Kenyan workforce will be trained to Canadian standards for health and safety. NORCA...
Alert systems notify workers of underground danger
Sudbury’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 ...
Safety company offers confined space training
A Sudbury occupational health and safety company is offering real-life training scenarios for companies working in confined spaces.Levert WorkSafe Services has developed a training simulator that mirrors situations that rescuers and tradespeople will encounter on the job site.The company is a s...


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