Tips to Reduce Mining Accidents
Mining comes with its fair share risks. We hear of many accidents happening around the world. It is important to ensure safety at the mine site and use the correct equipment. These are seven top safety tips for mining accidents.
Don’t Let Dangers Pile Up
It is important to be alert while on the job, but it is equally important to fix any danger areas. Fix any frayed cords or hazards that could cause a trip hazard so others don’t get hurt.
You should ensure that you have the right communication standards. Even when employees are working fast to meet deadlines, they need to be able to communicate with each other. Talking things out before taking on new tasks will help you reduce risks.
Training is essential on a mine site. It is essential that everyone feels at ease with the equipment and understands the evacuation and safety procedures. Safety is a must at a mine site. People need to act quickly to avoid disaster.
Every level of the company should have supervision. Sometimes, a second pair will be needed in order to prevent disasters in the mining industry.
It is important to ensure that your equipment meets the most recent safety standards. You can improve your business by upgrading your equipment. With regular industry upgrades, you can ensure that your industry stays on top of the latest trends and avoid accidents.
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This post was written by Justin Tidd, Director at Becker/SMC. For nearly a half a century, Becker Mining has been at the forefront of safety, producing the best Electrical Supply House in the industry. Becker/SMC is the industry’s leader in increasingly more sophisticated electrical control systems. Most of the major innovations, design features and specialized electrical components have been developed by Becker/SMC.
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