The month of May is designated as International Building Safety Month, a time to raise awareness about building safety. The International Code Council and partners come together to promote building safety from design to construction and beyond. Visit https://www.iccsafe.org/ for resources, weekly themes, free toolkits and more.
About half of all U.S. mining fatalities in recent years are due to accidents involving powered haulage, according to the U.S. Dept. of Labor. The National Mine Association offers materials to help companies share safety messages through its CORESafety framework. The goal of CORESafety is to achieve zero fatalities and
Construction safety is the topic of many conversations at organizations around the world. Construction Safety Week (May 3-7) calls attention to safety and a commitment of sending workers home safe every day. The week celebrates construction and the people building our cities and communities around the world. See a new
Today celebrates World Day for Safety and Health at Work, a day to promote and raise awareness for the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases globally. This year the day focuses on the ongoing pandemic. The pandemic has touched nearly every aspect of the world of work, from the risk
The road to gold begins in Perth, Australia. Boasting the world’s largest gold mine, Boddington, the mine reached 2 million ounces of gold produced in 2012 and expected total gold production to reach 5.2 million ounces at the end of 2020, across its Boddington, Kalgoorlie and Tanami operations. Imagine the
The Dexter Institute Private Career College, Nova Scotia, offers students extensive theory and practical training in heavy equipment operation. Starting in February each year, the Heavy Equipment Operator Program trains students to safely and efficiently operate multiple pieces of equipment. “One significant key to the program’s success is the use
Each year there are thousands of crashes in roadway construction zones. National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), April 26th-30th, encourages safe driving through highway work zones. Help bring awareness and make our roads safer for workers and drivers by discussing. Look at options for training in your organization like Cat®