It’s not a hot topic in the media or even the office, but sanitation plays a significant role in a company’s overall productivity. The lack of clean water, working toilets and handwashing facilities poses a substantial risk to all employees in heavy industry. Without proper sanitation, employees can be exposed to a number of […]
Psychological stresses can impact decision making as well as physical state and behaviour when inside a refuge chamber.
Will advances in technology to improve safety underground reduce current limitations and challenges on site?
Understanding what it feels like to be inside a refuge chamber can improve the response of entrapped personnel.
An organisation’s safety culture plays an important role in its development. The adoption and enhancement of safety standards across industries, in particular, mining, has positively impacted economic processes.
Attitudes towards health and safety within these coal sites are shifting, with a stronger emphasis on creating better working environments for miners.
MineARC works with Site Skills and OceanaGold to increase the standard of mining safety in the Philippines.
The centre will feature two custom display walls, dedicated to MineARC Safety equipment.
A truck fire in one of their underground maintenance bays, obstructing all exit paths for miners working on that level. With no safe refuge available on-site, the incident resulted in
In comparison to metal mines, the need for a coal mine refuge chamber has long been debated. Coal mines have significant quantities of fuel that can burn for days, so perhaps the rescue and evacuation strategies should be different.