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Report
WSN - Mining Sector Update
October 2014
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Ontario Mining, Steel and Other Smelting Sector
Injury Performance - 2013
# Active
Accounts
# FTE
Workers
2013
% imp
2013 to
2012
Total
Injuries
Total
Injury
Rate
% imp
2013 to
2012
RG 110 Gold Mines
112
9,506
49
0.52
26.7%
494
5.20
7.5%
RG 113 Nickel Mines
65
7,001
81
1.16
-7.4%
414
5.91
2.5%
RG 119 Other Mines
345
5,892
47
0.80
10.0%
256
4.34
-4.6%
Mining Rate Groups
522
22,399
177
0.79
10.2%
1,164
5.20
3.0%
RG 352 Steel and Other Smelting
and Refining Industries
82
21,117
106
0.49
26.8%
1,046
4.83
18.5%
TOTAL
604
43,516
283
0.64
17.9%
2,210
5.01
11.0%
Rate Group
# Lost- Lost-time
time
Injury
Injuries
Rate
Source: WSIB, EIW, Firm Experience and Claim Cost Schema, 2012 as of June 30, 2013 and 2013 as of June 30, 2014.
Ontario Mining, Steel and Other Smelting Sector
Traumatic Fatal Injuries 2013 – August 31, 2014
• Mar. 21, 2013 – Worker was fatally injured in a motor vehicle
when it was in a collision with another vehicle.
• Apr. 30, 2013 – Worker was buried in a muck pile.
• Nov. 10, 2013 – Worker fatally injured in a plane crash.
• Apr. 6, 2014 – While working on a crushing system in a smelter a
worker was struck by a piece of machinery.
• May 6, 2014 (Double fatality) – Two contractors were struck by a
fall of ground preceded by seismic activity.
• June 25, 2014 – Worker was fatally injured when a tree struck
the bulldozer he was in.
• July 10, 2014 – Worker was outside of a loader he was operating
when he was struck by a piece of broken ore.
Ontario Mining, Steel and Other Smelting Sector – by Incident Type
Allowed Lost-time Claims: 2009 - 2013
Other events or exposure, NA
N=32 (2%)
RG 110 - Gold Mines
RG 113 - Nickel Mines
RG 119 - Other Mines
RG 352 - Steel and Other Smelting & Refining Industries
1%
1%
2%
2%
5%
9%
9%
Transportation accidents
N=101 (5%)
3%
5%
9%
Incident Type
Exposure to harmful substances or environments
N=140 (7%)
5%
9%
40%
51%
Bodily reaction and exertions
N=867 (46%)
38%
48%
21%
7%
Falls
N=268 (14%)
16%
14%
29%
23%
Contact with objects and equipment
N=491 (26%)
31%
24%
0%
10%
Source: WSIB, EIW, Claim Cost Schema, as of June 30, 2014.
NOTE: Percentage may not add due to rounding
20%
30%
% of Lost-time Claims
40%
50%
60%
Ontario Mining Industry
Fatal and Critical Injuries 2009 - Aug. 31, 2014
45
40
Critical Injuries
Fatal Injuries
35
Number of Reported Injuries
41
Top 7 incident categories
30
25
19
20
10
5
15
14
15
8
5
4
6
3
1
3
1
1
0
Falls of ground, Powered haulage/ Falling, rolling or
rockbursts
transportation off sliding rock or
site
material of any
kind
Runs of material
Sources: Ontario Ministry of Labour, MIS, ICE, 2009 - Aug. 31, 2014 as of Sept.15, 2014.
WSN, Mining Sector Fatality Database, as of Sept.15, 2014.
Slips and falls of
person
Incident Classification
Machinery
0
Unconsciousness
Ontario Mining, Steel and Other Smelting Sector
WSIB Allowed Fatal Claims by Year of Death: 2009 - 2013
40
38
Fatal Disease
Traumatic Fatal
Number of WSIB Allowed Claims
35
30
25
20
21
19
17
15
14
10
7
5
2
0
2009
0
2010
Source: WSIB, EIW, Fatality Analysis Schema, as of July 31, 2014.
3
2
2011
Year of Death
2012
2013
Symposium – The Health of a Miner
• November 12th, 2014
• Holiday Inn, Sudbury, Ontario
• One-day ergonomics symposium focusing on:
– MSD Prevention Best Practices
– Shift Work and its effect on health
– Mobile equipment design
• Registration available on WSN website
• This symposium will be followed by a Collision
Avoidance Symposium on November 13th.
Symposium – Pedestrian/Vehicle
Interaction
• November 13th, 2014
• Holiday Inn, Sudbury, Ontario
• One-day mobile equipment symposium focusing on:
–
–
–
–
Available technology
High-visibility safety apparel
Communications
Avoidance techniques
• Registration available on WSN website
• This event will be preceded by an Ergonomics Symposium
on November 12th
2014 Newsletters
All e-newsletters are archived on WSN’s website. Issues are online
under Publications:
• June 2014 – Predicting collisions: Telltale signs of bad drivers
• July 2014 – It's here! July 1 deadline for new mandatory training
• August 2014 – Update on new safety training standard for
working at heights
• September 2014 - Ghost in the machine: Protect yourself from
injury
To subscribe to the newsletter , email:
[email protected]
Mining Health and Safety Conference
2015
• April 14-16, 2015
• Holiday Inn, Sudbury, Ontario
• Call for Papers for WSN’s technical sessions on
Thursday, April 16, 2015 is now out.
• Submissions will be reviewed in late November, and
presenters will be contacted in December.
Mining Health, Safety and Prevention
Review (MHSPR)
• The Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review has
released its interim report.
• The report discusses:
– Key issues identified to date
– Early deliverables
– Next steps
• The report can be viewed online.
Mining Sector Update
Mine Rescue Program
Projects:
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Mine Rescue Handbook Translation (Spanish and Portuguese)
Release the Mine Rescue Handbook September 2014
Launching the Mine Rescue Risk Assessment tool
Integrated Management of Heat Stress into Introductory and
Management program
 Adopted the Emergency Responder clothing guideline
 Develop a Body Recovery Training Module
 Launch Hydraulic Rescue tools training
Research:
• Team Dynamics (York University)
13
Mining Sector Update
Ground Control TAC
Projects:
• Suggested Methodology for Evaluation of Heading Face Stability
(Completed)
• Guidelines for Working Safely around Stockpiles
14
Mining Sector Update
Mining Equipment TAC
Projects:
• Technical Report: Track Haulage Safety
• Technical Report: Fire Prevention Design Guidelines for U/G
Trackless Mobile Equipment
WSIB-sponsored research:
• Multi-piece rim and wheel assembly - evaluating opportunities for
safer use (completed; next steps being considered)
15
Mining Sector Update
Safety & Loss Control TAC
Project:
•
The Role of a Second Line Supervisor
16
Mining Sector Update
Workplace Environment TAC
Project:
• Workplace Environment Checklist*
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