CORESafety resource, cranes and lifting
During its 2014 annual meeting, the SME Board of Directors voted to endorse voted to endorse the National Mining Association’s (NMA) CORESafety initiative. The initiative is an industry-wide partnership built on a foundation of leadership, culture and health and safety systems with a goal of zero fatalities and a 50 percent reduction in rate of injuries in five years (0:50:5).
Established by NMA, and used by more than 35 member companies of the association, the initiative is an industry-driven approach to mining safety and health that is designed to prevent accidents before they happen by utilizing a management system that provides organizational competencies defined in 20 modules. Each module includes performance expectations and timelines to ensure steady progress toward the goal of zero fatalities.
TheCORESafety framework includes a safety and health management system based on three core organizational competencies…
…that are managed through continual improvement principles of Plan, Do, Check and Act.
These competencies are further defined in 20 modules. Each module includes performance expectations and timelines to ensure steady progress toward the goal of achieving zero fatalities and 50 percent reduction in the rate of injuries within five years—0:50:5.
This update focuses on Cranes and Lifiting.
See more at about CORESafety at http://www.coresafety.org/core-safety-overview/#sthash.1d7MmxxZ.dpuf.