2016 Conference Proceedings

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Learning from other industries: How Cementation further developed its Serious Injury Prevention Program
Ray Fortin, General Manager Health and Safety
Cementation Canada Inc.
Design and testing of impact rated bulkheads for overhead protection beneath production raises in open stopes
David Counter (P Eng), Senior Ground Control Engineer 
Glencore - Kidd Operations
Working at Heights safety training – An assessor’s perspective
Jerry Traer, Program-Training Specialist
Workplace Safety North
The Sleeping Hazard: Managing fatigue risk in mining operations
Monica Szabo, Executive Director, Government, and Emergency Services
Public Services Health and Safety Association
Important factors in common among organizations making large improvement in occupational health and safety performance
Lynda Robson, Scientist
Institute for Work & Health 
De-stressing blasting strategy for mining in highly stressed sill pillars at Vale’s Sudbury mines – Two case studies 
Mike Yao, Principal Engineer – Rock Mechanics
Mining Technical Excellence Centre
Regulatory changes emanating from the Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review
Robert Barclay, Provincial Coordinator, Mining Health and Safety Program
Ministry of Labour 
Overview of CDDA Drilling Excellence Certification Program
Louise Lowe, Executive Director
Canadian Diamond Drillers Association 
Industrial Hygiene Basics: Setting up and implementing an effective IH program
Bryan Wilson, Associate, Senior Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Golder Associates Ltd. 
Ontario mining industry’s collaborative approach to improve the Internal Responsibility System
Cindy Schiewek, Culture, Learning, Development and Audit Specialist 
Workplace Safety North
Understanding and measuring occupational health and safety vulnerability
Morgan Lay, Research Associate
Institute for Work & Health
Using passive and active seismic data to better understand the stress conditions in a Canadian mine
Dr. Daryl Rebuli, Manager
Institute of Mine Seismology, Canada 
Thematic analysis of key recommendations from commissioned occupational health and safety reports in mining
Emily Tetzlaff, Research Assistant and Master of Human Kinetics Students
Dr. Ann Pegoraro, Researcher and Associate Professor
Centre for Research in Occupational Safety and Health at Laurentian University 
Ease and options of installing wireless gas detectors and air quality monitoring stations
Darrell Gillis, Business Development Manager
Conspec Controls
Flies in a Mine – Using a model system to understand the physiology of mining 
Thomas Merritt, Canada Research Chair and Professor
Laurentian University
Marney Doran, Research Technician 
Laurentian University
Numerical investigation of rockbursts at Morrison Mine
Dan Laing, Chief Mine Engineer
Morrison Mine, KGHM
Stop the drop: Fall protection for tools
Trevor Stein, Fall Protection Specialist
3M Canada
Impacts of shiftwork and fatigue on safety performance of miners
Arash Shahi, Research Project Manager
University of Toronto
Roger Belair, Director of Health, Safety and Environment 
Dumas Mining