This November and December, the Ministry of Labour will be focusing on hazards associated with ore passes and loading pockets in underground mines. During this blitz, the inspectors will be focusing on:
- Wet muck control processes in ore passes
- The design and integrity of ore passes and loading pocket systems
- Mine drainage
- Processes for mucking out shaft bottom
Workplace Safety North will be hosting a free webinar on Monday, November 5th at 9 a.m. EST to discuss the upcoming blitz with our clients. Jerry Wedzicha, MOL Provincial Specialist, will be giving a presentation regarding this blitz. WSN’s Consultant Ed Sheppard will be speaking to prevention and Rick Banting, WSN’s Electrical/Mechanical Specialist will be available to answer questions.