Mine Operators Hold Key to Safe Workplaces
- Created: Tuesday, 02 August 2011 13:41
- Published: Tuesday, 02 August 2011 13:41
By James Sharpe
In the June issue, the Healthy Dialogue column “Time to Modernize Mine Safety” drew a response from the CEO of an aggregate mining company. In an e-mail, he said he agreed with my opinion that a good safety program should be risk-based. However, he said I was mistaken when I said the onus for mine safety and health should be squarely on the shoulders of the mine operator.