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Alberta Mine Safety Association
Supporting Safety Leadership in Alberta Mines.
Rope Rescue Workshop
The Alberta Mine Safety Association and T'NT Work & Rescue, is extending an invitation to a specialized Rope Rescue Train the Trainer Workshop designed exclusively for Mine Rescue Members of AMSA.
The course will take place on April 12-14, 2024 at the Lakeland College in Vermillion.
Deadline to register is February 28, 2024.
Seeking Positive Safety Shares
While we believe spreading awareness of incidents helps with prevention, we understand this may have a negative undertone which is why we want to showcase your Positive Safety Shares.
The process to submit is easy! Simple submit your write up to email@example.com. If possible include a photo. Our team will convert the information over to our template and publish (similar to what we do with incident shares)!
Submissions could include:
- a coworker that went above and beyond that deserves an atta-boy/gal!
- an innovation that was used to make the workplace/job safer.
- a coaching event or employee intervention that took place that prevented an incident.
- recognition of a coworker that makes the workplace a better place.
- improvements to your safety culture.
- and more!
Launch of the AMSA App
We are excited to announce a new initiative we have been working on; the AMSA App! The app contains:
- Quick access to Alberta OHS, broken down by parts and easy to search schedules.
- Be first to know about recent incident shares and learnings.
- Training, Live chat, Upcoming events/meetings and more!
The app is available to download from the Android and Apple app store.
Safety Excellence Award Recipients
Every year the Alberta Mine Safety Association awards three member companies for their safety record based off their submissions of the Quarterly AMSA Safety Stats. The companies with the lowest total injury frequency (TIF), based off their hours for the past year, are recognized for their achievements.
CNRL - Horizon
TIF of 1.58 for Over 1 Million Hours
Westmoreland - Genesee Mine
TIF of 2.50 for 200K - 1 Million Hours
TIF of 0.00 for Under 200,000 Hours
Alberta Mine Rescue Competition
Mine Rescue team are elite groups with specialized skills and training, whose job involves rescuing miners and others who have become trapped or injured in the event of a mining incident.
Surface Mine Rescue teams from around Alberta put on a display of their rescue techniques to win the prestigious top spot. Each year the competition provides an opportunity for the public, members and the Province to gauge the capabilities of mine rescue in Industry today.
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