Contractors: Having Success at the Mine Sites

The presentation is designed for both Contractors and Operators. The goal is to review frequently overlooked and/or missed items that many contractors are not currently doing. Training plan hidden citations; training certificates omissions; Experienced Miner training, how do you use it; communication of hazards and workplace examinations; opening contacts with your state and district MSHA offices are the areas to be discussed. Contractors who execute these items well provide safer working areas at the mine property.

Travis Parker has worked in the construction industry for over 11 years. In 2010, he began working in construction and mining safety as a consultant in Memphis, TN. As a consultant, Travis represented 25+ companies ranging from worldwide breakfast food manufacturers to mining contractors. In 2014, he joined Lee Mechanical Contractors and was promoted to Safety Director in 2015 with the task to manage and grow the safety program for the company. Since 2014, Lee Mechanical Contractors has worked over 1.25 Million-man hours on mine properties across 3 different Metal/Nometal Districts. In 2016, the company celebrated 1,000,000-man hours worked without a lost-time accident. Lee Mechanical has received 12 safety awards in 2016 and 2017 from the National Safety Council, and Travis was recognized in Health and Safety Magazine’s September 2017 issue and received the National Safety Council’s “Rising Stars of Safety” award.

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