Mining webinar: Be prepared for upcoming MOL inspection blitz - Ground control

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
General Safety
Ground Control
On July 23, 2019, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and Workplace Safety North co-hosted a webinar regarding the upcoming MOL health and safety inspection blitz on ground control in underground mines. 
From to July 15 to September 27, 2019, the MOL will conduct a provincial inspection initiative to raise awareness and address health and safety hazards related to ground control.
Topics included:
  • Overview and rationale
  • Occupational health and safety regulations
  • Ground control plans (unsupported underground openings, ground support quality control and ground instability record keeping)
  • Mine design
  • Communication programs
  • Procedures for installation of ground support
  • Quality control programs
  • Resource information