Infographic: Evolution of Mining Health and Safety

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Safety Culture

Evolution of Mining Health and Safety

Mining health and safety continues to evolve and improve. Progress is achieved through technological innovation, new research, better engineering and training, as well as advances in equipment, mechanization, digital analytics, and robotics.
The Ontario Mining Association released this infographic in 2023 in collaboration with Workplace Safety North. It shows a timeline of major milestones in mining health and safety since 1890, highlighting improvements in workers' personal protective equipment.