Since miners and equipment at surface mining operations are exposed to the elements, it is important to work cautiously and recognize the hazardous conditions that weather can create. This course discusses several different weather conditions that can affect the mine site including high winds, ice, excessive rain, lighting, and fog. This course also discusses airborne hazards as well as unstable ground conditions and water hazards.
Identify hazardous weather conditions
List best practices to avoid harm from hazardous weather conditions
Identify airborne, ground conditions, and water hazards
List best practices to avoid harm from airborne hazards, ground condition hazards, and water hazards