Supervisor Common Core: Ground Control - Underground Mining

Duration: 
2 days
Price: 
$430.00
Language: 
English
Sector: 
DateTimeLocationRemainingPriceIncludes Lunch
November 20, 20198:00am - 4:00pmWorkplace Safety North
235 Cedar St
SUDBURY ON
11$470.00Yes
November 27, 20198:00am - 4:00pmHoliday Inn Express & Suites
30 Algonquin Blvd W
TIMMINS ON
18$470.00Yes

Please select the session that you would like to register for. If that session is full, please contact training@workplacesafetynorth.ca to be added to a waiting list.

This course presents an overview of ground control issues and techniques in underground mines including, properties of rocks, structural features, rock stress, rock failure methods, ground control considerations in mine design, monitoring, drilling and blasting controls, ground support, and Ontario regulations pertaining to ground control.

The course meets the knowledge requirements for a portion of the module ‘Identify Geological Features and Supervise Ground Control Installations’ of the Common Core for First Line Supervisors (including Program #770121 and #770131). To become fully accredited under the supervisory common core programs, participants must return to their workplace and demonstrate to a qualified trainer their skills and their understanding of the company's specific requirements according to government legislation, company standards and manufacturer specifications for supervising ground control installations.

Note: The ‘Geological Features’ requirements of this module are not addressed in this course.

Prerequisites: 

To ensure success in this module, all participants should have taken WSN’s Act & Mining Regulations and Introduction to Mining Safety Programs courses.

Intended Audience: 

This course is intended for underground supervisors, JHSC members, health & safety personnel.

Material(s) included with this course: 
Ground Support Manual and Backfill Manual