5 Emerging Issues in Mining Health and Safety
The mining practice has really changed over the past couple of years. In the 19th century men used to use shovels to tote canaries to ensure the air underneath wasn’t toxic. Today, we do have advanced underground mining technology that has greatly reduced the number of people required to go underground. All mines have common crucial components. They’ll always have a ventilation shaft to clear toxic fumes that form during drilling, escape routes, recovery shafts, ore-transport tunnels, etc. Mining is one activity that has exists for years, but since the environment is quickly changing, we’ve had to grapple with a few issues.