The mining industry is rife with dangers many of which cause serious health concerns for miners. These include:
Blasting and drilling operations dislodge debris in the form of dust particles that are small enough to be inhaled. With persistent exposure, this can cause…Continue
Posted on May 2, 2018 at 4:30am
Fencing at construction sites is necessary since it keeps both workers and the general public safe from mishaps on site. If there aren’t any clear boundaries marking off a zone, anyone can wander in and get seriously hurt. With the right precautions in place you can avoid costly lawsuits, fines, deaths and stress.…Continue
Posted on April 26, 2018 at 9:35am
Oil spills can wreak havoc on the environment and cause irreversible damage if they aren’t controlled in a timely manner. However, emergency responders need to be trained to react to emergencies quickly and efficiently to prevent more damage. The type of training they receive should depend on their proximity to the spill and whether they need to stop, contain or recover oil from release.
For instance, workers who are assigned as early responders to an oil spill should be given more…Continue
Posted on April 24, 2018 at 9:46am
Even though the number of fatalities in the mining industry have reduced in the US, incidents involving heavy machinery and mobile equipment that are used in mines have increased in numbers. These are common in mines that are poorly supervised or have insufficient safety measures.
Posted on April 11, 2018 at 6:14am