Virtual Symposium: Battery Electric Vehicle Safety in Mines

Publication Type: 
Conference Proceedings
Topic: 
Supervision
Mobile Equipment
General Safety
Emergency Preparedness
Language: 
English

Assessing risks and managing hazards of new technology

On Wednesday, January 20, 2021, more than 170 online attendees tuned in for the second symposium on battery electric vehicle safety in mines hosted by Workplace Safety North. Attendees learned about industry case studies, mine rescue emergency response to battery fires, and risk assessment and training guidelines.
Symposium proceedings: 
How to Manage Risks of Implementing BEV in an Underground Mining Environment
Mike Mayhew, Nicole Mayhew and Vern Cameron, Mayhew Performance
 
BEV Risk Mitigation: Examining MacLean Support and Training 
Anthony Griffiths and Maarten van Koppen, MacLean Engineering, and Steve Gravel, Cambrian College
 
Incident Summary: Onaping Depth BEV Fire 
Steve Holmik and Craig Harris, Glencore Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations 
 
Presentation recordings: 
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YouTube Link - How to Manage Risks of Implementing BEV in an Underground Mining Environment - Mayhew Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xl1QAndTU4&t=37s
 
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YouTube Link - BEV Risk Mitigation: Examining MacLean Support and Training - MacLean Engineering and Cambrian College: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRr503rcreU
 
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YouTube Link - Battery Electric Vehicle Emergency Response Incident Review and Best Practices - Ontario Mine Rescue: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTQcm-RnAos
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