Safety Statistics – Activity
Both CIM members and mining safety professionals have expressed that safety statistics provided for each of the various activities related to mining would
be useful. Activities include exploration, construction, excavation, blasting, mine operation, mineral processing, transportation and site reclamation.
The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia (AME BC) and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) recently presented their third annual
Canadian Mineral Exploration Health and Safety Annual Report. The 2007 report includes data from 94 companies active in mineral exploration in Canada (of
1087 contacted). Specific categories include the following:
When available, these safety data are provided for provinces, territories, and Canada:
Persons' days of activity
Equivalent no. of exposure hours
Number of fatalities
Number of lost workdays
Frequency of lost workday incidents
Severity of injury rate
If you know of any other existing resources that provide this type of information, or if you have a particular need for this type of statistical reporting,
please let us know.