Boart Longyear Receives Safety Award


MIF BOART 240Boart Longyear announced that its drilling services team in Canada received the Safe Day Everyday Gold Award. The award was presented by the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) and the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) at the annual PDAC Convention in Toronto.

Boart Longyear received the award for working more than 1 million hours without recording a Lost Time Incident during 2014.

“We are so proud of our team for their outstanding accomplishment,” said James Chalmers, vice president of environment, health, and safety. “Through our ‘Make it Personal’ campaign, our drillers make a commitment to safety and to making it home safely every day. In 2014, we also launched a ‘Boots on the Ground’ training program to align and train our highly skilled supervisors on leadership principles, such as keeping everyone accountable and making decisions with respect to safety.”

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