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Are you ready for the Blitz?

The Ministry of Labour is planning an underground mine blitz for Northern & Southern Ontario. Inspections will check on underground mining ventilation hazards. Click on the links below to get what you need to stay compliant. Have questions, call your account manager or Corrie Boyce, our mining specialist, dial 1-800-891-5716 x 2515.

Inspectors Will Check:

Material Transfer Systems

Material Transfer Systems

Inspectors will check for the presence, adequacy and use of procedures to protect workers from possible hazards involving the withdrawal, collapse, shifting or movement of bulk material such as rock or ore.

Water Control

Water Control

Inspectors will check the mine is free of accumulated water. This includes checking that drainage systems are being maintained to ensure the water hazards are controlled and excess water is removed from the mine.

Equipment

Equipment

Inspectors will check that chutes, transfer points, loading pockets and control gates used to transfer blasted rock in underground mines are well designed and maintained in good condition.

Communication

Communication

Inspectors will check that warning signs and barriers are in place to protect workers around chutes and transfer areas. Workers at potential risk of being engulfed by moving rock during the transfer of material must be warned, as required by the Regulation for Mines and Mining Plants.