Call for Papers - 2023 Mining Health and Safety Conference

Monday, December 05, 2022

Share your knowledge and help make Ontario mines safer

Man speaking at podiumWorkplace Safety North (WSN) invites proposals for papers to be presented at its annual Mining Health and Safety Conference, to be held April 18 to 20, in Sudbury, Ontario. This year, the conference celebrates its 25th anniversary of helping make Ontario mining operations safer. 

Each year, about 300 attendees gather to learn and share their knowledge about mining health and safety, and network with industry professionals. The conference theme this year is, ‘Evolution of mining safety: Past reflections and future innovations.’

Mining subject matter experts are invited to submit papers by Jan. 20, 2023, for the technical sessions held on Thursday, April 20, 2023. Presentations are a maximum of 50 minutes, including time for participant questions. 

Key areas of focus

  • High-risk hazards specific to underground work
  • Workplace well-being and mental health
  • Safety culture and management systems
  • Research and innovation
  • Emergency preparedness and mine rescue
  • Battery electric vehicles in underground mines

“Presenting at the mining health and safety conference is a good opportunity for researchers to share the practical outcomes of their applied research,” says Tammy Eger, Vice President of Research at Laurentian University. “If your research will benefit from feedback from the mining industry or potentially impact occupational health and safety in the mining industry, the Workplace Safety North conference is an excellent forum for knowledge exchange.”

If you’re interested in presenting a paper at the annual WSN Mining Health and Safety conference, please complete the ‘Call for Papers’ form by January 20, 2023. Successful candidates will be contacted in February 2023. 

For more information, please contact Gaby Lemon, Events Specialist or call 705-677-5367.


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