Surface Diamond Drilling Risk Assessment Workshop Results

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Diamond drilling is used in the mining industry to probe the contents of known ore deposits and potential sites. By withdrawing a small diameter core of rock from the orebody, geologists can analyze the core by chemical assay and conduct petrologic, structural, and mineralogical studies of the rock.

This report shows the top risks for the Canadian surface diamond drilling sector, as identified by workers, supervisors, and employers in the surface diamond drilling industry through a WSN-facilitated root cause analysis workshop with the support of the Canadian Diamond Drillers Association. Related poster: Top 10 Health and Safety Risks in the Surface Diamond Drilling Mining Sector.

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