Mining webinar: How to prepare for upcoming provincial inspection blitz on battery electric vehicle and mobile diesel equipment hazards

Publication Type: 
Webinar Presentations
Topic: 
Mobile Equipment
General Safety
Emergency Preparedness
Language: 
English
On December 16, 2020, the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) and Workplace Safety North co-hosted a webinar regarding the upcoming provincial health and safety inspection blitz on battery electric vehicle and mobile diesel equipment hazards.
 
From December 14, 2020, to March 31, 2021, the MLTSD will conduct a provincial inspection blitz on the maintenance of battery electric vehicles and mobile diesel equipment in mines. 
Topics included:
  • Electric battery vehicle maintenance in mines
  • Risk assessment for electric vehicle battery fires
  • Charging
  • Fire suppression systems
  • LED lights
  • Procedures in place and awareness of operators and workers
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