Training and Resources
A key goal of the BC Stone Sand and Gravel Association is to promote safety and training within the industry. The manager of each mine is responsible for ensuring appropriate training for all staff and documenting that training. In this section, we provide pathways to general safety and training information.
Safety professionals say ‘If it isn’t written down, it didn’t happen.’ Remember to document your training regularly. The manager of each mine is responsible for ensuring appropriate training for all staff, and documenting that training.
Some of the training materials referenced below are from other jurisdictions, and are intended for general education only.
Recommendations may not be appropriate for your mine site, and legal references may not be applicable. Check with your mine manager and region for specific safety recommendations for your site.
Operator Seating Position and Stretching Exercises
Wheel Loaders, Excavators, Equipment
Shake Hands with Danger Video (CAT) – Click here to watch.
This classic Caterpillar safety video re-enacts numerous accident scenarios and features the infamous accident victim, “Three-Fingered Joe.”