2017 Conference Proceedings

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Thursday, April 20, 2017


20/20 Hindsight of Health

Lisa Lounsbury, New Day Wellness


A burst-prone ground support study at KGHM’s Morrison Mine

Siavash Taghipoor, Dan Laing, Serge Tousignant and Dean Switzer, KGHM Sudbury


Introduction of MD bolts as part of dynamic support system in rock-burst damaged areas at Copper Cliff Mine - A case study

D.R. Chinnasane, A. Forsythe, and M. Yao, Vale Sudbury


CanmetMINING’s recent developments on ground support techniques for improving mine safety

Kristie Tarr, CanmetMINING


Critical incidents in the workplace - mitigating effects on staff to manage financial risk

Steven Horner, CounterStress Solutions


CROSH Panel: Fatigue in the Workplace: Innovation in Technology to Help Measure, Monitor and Mitigate Injury Risk

Sandra Dorman, Dominique Gagnon, and Glenn Legault, CROSH


Cyanide code for gold and silver mining (aka Cyanide Code - Cyanide Queen)

Lydia Renton, Blue Metric Environmental Inc.


Developing a 5-year strategic safety plan

Steve Wrixon, Cementation Canada


Diesel Exhaust - Need to monitor exposure and further reduce occupational exposure limit

Kevin Hedges, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers


Emergency preparedness

Shawn Rideout, Ontario Mine Rescue


Innovation in mining at Borden Gold

JY Young and Peter Calnan, Goldcorp Porcupine Gold Mines


Leading indicators in industrial hygiene

Farah Kassam and James Crichton, AECOM


Mine Rescue 2.0: Strengthening mine rescue communications

Jeff Brown, Focus FS 



Jason Bubba, NORCAT, Rod Steel, Tesman, and Gabriel Janakaraj, Hard-Line


Occupation Safety and Health Certification Demystified

Tom Welton, Workplace Safety North


Ontario Mine Rescue Training Module of Front Line Mine Supervisors

Dan Taillefer, Ontario Mine Rescue


Ontario Ministry of Labour Diesel Survey of Mines and Mine Contractors

Glenn Staskus, Ministry of Labour


Predictive fatigue risk management in mining

Sean Kerklaan, Fatigue Science


Static and Dynamic Behaviour of the VersaBolt

Denis Champagne, Mansour Mining 


The safety benefits of new technology at Kidd Creek Mine

Zachary Mayer, Glencore Kidd Operations


To the point without the pinch: The right way to guard

Chris Allen, Belt Conveyor Guarding


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Applications in Mining

Pierre Filiatreault, HATCH