2019 Conference Proceedings

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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Mine Rescue – Luxury or Necessity?
Alex Gryska, International Mines Rescue Body
Mine Emergency Risk, Readiness, and Training
Dr. Jeffery Kravitz, JHK & Associates Consulting
Underground Mine Emergency Response Training
Josh Caldwell, West Virginia University
Starting an underground mine rescue program at a remote site: Vale Voisey Bay’s new underground mine
Sid Pain
Why we train: Overcoming challenges faced at the 18-hour Vale South Mine fire call-out
Glen Duffy, Vale - Sudbury Operations
Physiological responses of mine rescuer worker 
Dr. Sandra Dorman, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health (CROSH)
Beyond the Response Phase! Building Emergency Management Programs in the Mining Sector
Paula Gibson, Glencore – Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations
Disruptive new sensor for monitoring rock bolt load and assessing rock movement
Yves Quenneville Yves Quenneville, National Research Council
The Digital Tagboard – Solving tagboard incidents
Yvan Brulé, TopVu (K4 Integration)
Improved access to health and safety training using the virtual classroom
Kelly Ann Smith, Workplace Safety North
Welding Safety
Judith Nelson
Belt Conveyor Guarding
Glenn Staskus, Ministry of Labour
Digital dementia: We are losing our minds!
Lisa Lounsbury, New Day Wellness
Panel: Hazards Associated with Mobile Equipment Operation: Fatigue, Line-of-Sight and Situational Awareness, and Vibration and Posture
Dr. Tammy Eger, Dr. Alison Godwin and Dr. Sandra Dorman, Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health
Preventing Occupational Disease: Tools and Action
Kimberly O’Connell, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW)