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,...
It’s rare that being the tamest
conference in town is considered a sign of success.But for the 2016 Mining Health and
Safety Conference, it was exactly what they wanted.“Taming high-risk hazards” was the
theme of Workplace Safety North’s (WSN) annual April conference in
Sudbury. The theme was c...
A pair of
Northern Ontario companies has been recognized by Workplace Safety North (WSN) for
leading the way in health and safety practices.Kidd Operations-A Glencore Company, of Timmins, and Fleming’s Trucking and Logging Inc., of Richards
Landing near Sault Ste. Marie, picked up three of the f...
Workplace Safety &
Prevention Services will hold its 2015 health and safety conference and trade
show in Sudbury on September 24.The Partners in
Prevention Northeastern Ontario 2015 conference will take place at the
Steelworkers’ Union Hall and Conference. The event will offer concurrent
Two Laurentian University research projects are among the recipients of provincial funding aimed
at reducing workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities.The province is
providing $2.7 million to 13 projects under its Research Opportunities Program.Laurentian will
receive $197,472 to study line-...