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<p>Page1of4WSNMiningAdvisoryCommitteeMeetingNovember24,2016FINAL</p> <p>MINUTES</p> <p>WSNMiningAdvisoryCommitteeConferenceCallMEETING</p> <p>8:30a.m.9:30a.m.,Thursday,November24,2016</p> <p>Present:MichaelFerguson EngineeringManager,ForacoCanada DiamondDrillersMikeHuard MillOperator/Pres.USW7580,GoldcorpCanadaLtd.,PGM UnionizedLabour/USWDanLaing(Chair) ChiefMineEngineer,KGHMMorrisonMine NickelAlRobb SafetyRepresentative,Unifor,CompassMinerals UnionizedLabour/UniforRegrets:DavidChurchJamieMortson Corp.H&amp;SSupt.,AlexMacIntyre&amp;AssociatesLtd. GoldDennisSobey(ViceChair) GlobalTrainingLead,H&amp;STeam,DMCMiningServices ContractorsWSN:PhilipDirige GroundControlSpecialistCarolMichaud ExecutiveAssistant(meetingsecretary)MikeParent DirectorMiningShawnRideout ChiefMineRescueOfficer,OntarioMineRescue1. Welcome</p> <p>DanLaing,Chair,ledthemeetingandbeganbywelcomingeveryone.HerelayedregretsfromDaveChurch,JamieMortsonandDennisSobey.</p> <p>2. ApprovalofAgendaTherewerenoadditionstotheagenda.Proceeded.</p> <p>3. HealthandSafetyShareTherewasabriefdiscussionaboutdrivingvisibilityandwindshieldproductsthathelpdissipateprecipitation.(Rain.XWindshieldTreatmentimproveswetweatherdrivingvisibilitybyrepellingrain,sleetandsnow).Ifafilmappearsonthewindshieldfromanaccumulateduseoftheproductitcanwipedcleanwithvinegar.</p> <p>4. WSNUpdateMikeParent</p> <p>a. MineRescueShawnRideout4.a.1. OntarioMineRescueHandbooktwosectionsbeingrevisedtocomplywithMiningRegs.Workinggroup</p> <p>comprisedofIndustry,MinistryofLabour(MOL)andMineRescueOfficers(MROs).DraftbeingreviewedandrecommendedtotheMiningLegislativeReviewCommittee(MLRC).</p> <p>4.a.2. SudburyMRStationandOfficerelocationtendersawardedinearlyDecemberwithapotentialmoveindateofApril1,2017.</p> <p>4.a.3. IncreasingtheminimumnumberofBG4sfromsixto11inMineRescueSubStations.Willequipfirstandsecondrescueteamsonsite.</p> <p>4.a.4. TabletprojecttestedduringtheProvincialandInternationalcompetitions,alsoinTimminsatKidd(deepmine);ThunderBayLacdesIlesandMusselwhiteMine.Advantageofprovidinglivetransferofphotos/videos,realtimecommunicationbetweentherescuersandbriefingofficerinthecommandroom.Completedapprox.60%fieldtestingwillbeexcitingtorollout.</p> <p>4.a.5. RecruitingtwoMROsforSudburyandOnapingandoneinThunderBay.</p> <p>b. Program/ProductDevelopment4.b.1. RevisinggroundcontrolmoduleintheSupervisorCommonCore.4.b.2. DevelopingaH&amp;SRepmoduletomeetnewlegislationfororganizationwithfewerthan20employees.4.b.3. WorkingatHeights(WAH)Refresher.</p> <p>Page2of4WSNMiningAdvisoryCommitteeMeetingNovember24,2016FINAL</p> <p>4.b.4. GroundControlVideoexpectatrailerfortheMiningH&amp;SConference;targetingaspringcompletion.</p> <p>c. Stats4.c.1. LostTimeInjuries(LTI)reductionsin201516;10%improvementforallsectors;15lesspeoplehavingLTIs4.c.2. Totalsfor2016willbeavailableinMarch2016asaninfographicontimefortheconference.</p> <p>d. CommunicationsMiningH&amp;SConferenceApril1820,2017</p> <p>4.d.1. CallforpapersforbreakoutsessionsontheThursdayalignwith/complimentthethemeinnovationsinminingsafety/MentalHealthFirstAid(MHFA).Tentativeoutlineofconferenceprogramcompleted.Somehighlights:OccupationalHealthClinicsforOntarioWorkers(OHCOW)update;Steelworkers;McIntyrePowder(aluminumdust)Project.</p> <p>4.d.2. ReportontheClimateAssessmentandAuditTool(CAAT)pilotprovidemoreclarity/understandingoftheInternalResponsibilitySystem(IRS)duringtheTuesdayRegistration/Receptionevening.</p> <p>4.d.3. Sponsorshippkgs.beingupdatedwillbedistributedinthenextcoupleofmonths.Promotesponsorshipswithlivestreambannersduringbreaks;livestreamingattainlocal/national/internationalaudiences;promote/marketWSN.</p> <p>4.d.4. TradeShowindoor/outdoorvendorswillbedisplayingthroughouttheentiredaymoreinteractionsitting/standingoptions.</p> <p>5. TechnicalAdvisoryCommittee(TAC)Update/DiscussionsPhilipDirige</p> <p>a. GroundControlTechnicalAdvisoryCommittee(GCTAC)WSNwillusethetermRecommendedPracticeforitsprojectsinsteadofGuidelinewhichisthetermusedmostoftenbytheMOL.</p> <p>b. TherewassomediscussionabouttheSubCommitteestruck(MikeHuard,DanLaing,MikeParent,DennisSobey)atthelastMiningAdvisoryCommittee(MAC)meetingtoassesstheTechnicalAdvisoryCommitteesandprovidesomeguidanceonhowtomoveforwardandsupportindustryandsystempartnerswithoutduplicatingeffortsworktogethervs.independently.Willlookatconnectingwithalltheplayers(Mgt.andLabour)andgatherfirmfeedbacktomakerecommendationstoMACattheFebruary2017meetingandpresentinApril.SubCommittee,MikeParentandPhilipDirige.(A)</p> <p>c. SafetyandLossControlTACpartofabovediscussionneedscopeofworktobeofvaluetoindustry;accountabilityfordeliverables.MikeParentwillforwardtheScopeofMLRCSubCommitteeGroundControl.(A)</p> <p>d. DeliverabledatefortheBlastholeStopingHandbookfornextmeetingPhilipDirigewillconfirmwithRickBanting.(A)</p> <p>e. AnupdateforeachTACsprojectsandresearchwasprovidedasnotedonhandoutpreviouslydistributed.i. BestpracticesforassessinggroundcontrolhazardsintheworkplacefinalizingattheDecember8GC</p> <p>TACmeeting.ii. ExpandedontheRockBoltPullTestsDatabaseandAnalysisforOntariosUGHardRockMinesdata</p> <p>beingcollectedbytworesearchers;GCTACmembersprovidedalistofsmalleroperationstovisit.iii. CreationofanOntarioMiningExposureDatabasecompleted;analysis(conversion)ofdatabase.</p> <p>6. ReviewofMinutesofPreviousMeetingSeptember29,2016</p> <p>Minutesadoptedasdistributed.</p> <p>7. ActionItems/BusinessArisingfromMinutesSeptember29,2016a. COMPLETED:p.2/8Item3.:TermsofReferenceproposedchangesbroughtforwardbyCEOrecommending</p> <p>approvaltotheBoardofDirectorsattheirmeetingonNovember28,2016.TheBoardapprovedthechanges.RequesttopostRevisedTermsofReferenceonWSNwebsiteoccurredonDecember7,2016.</p> <p>b. CarryForward:p.4/8Item8b.:DennisSobeywillshareatoolaboutincidentenergythathisorganizationisdevelopingDanLaingwillfollowup.</p> <p>c. CarryForward:p.4/8Item8c.:SocialMediaAnalyticscomparisonatnextmeeting.</p> <p>d. CarryForward:p.7/8Item10:SubCommitteelookingatTACsrecommendationatnextmeeting.</p> <p>Page3of4WSNMiningAdvisoryCommitteeMeetingNovember24,2016FINAL</p> <p>e. CarryForward:p.8/8Item13:BringforwardMACconcernstotheMineRescueTACaroundtrainingforsurfacerescue(emergencypreparedness).</p> <p>f. COMPLETED:p.8/8welldoneIncidentReportonPhysicalBarrierspresentationbyJamieMortsonwelldone.</p> <p>g. CarryForward:p.8/8Item14b.:MikeFergusonwillforward2017CDDAmeetingdatesforeveryonesinformationEasternandWesterndivisionsmeetquarterly.</p> <p>8. IndustryPartnersUpdates</p> <p>a. OntarioMiningAssociation(OMA)SafetyandTrainingnorecentmeeting.ConductingBowtieassessmentslookingatfivehazardsidentifiedintheMiningReviewcollectingRiskAssessmentbestpracticesfromorganizationscompilingintoonedocument.Tryingtowrapupbyyearend.</p> <p>9. CurrentandFutureInitiatives</p> <p>a. ResearchFundingAbstractRiskAssessmentToolforOccupationalDisease(OD)previouslydistributed.TheIndustrialHygiene(IH)QualitativeRiskAssessmentToolisalaptop/tabletapplicationdesignedtoassistH&amp;Sprofessionalsinthedevelopmentofariskregistryforchemicalandphysicalagentsintheworkplace.ItwillassistinprioritizingandmanagingrisksassociatedwithOD.WSNisworkingincollaborationwithGolder&amp;Associates,CentreforResearchinOccup.H&amp;S(CROSH).Tightsubmissionline.SuggestionthatOHCOWmightbeapotentialpartner.</p> <p>b. InstituteforWork&amp;Health(IWH)providingtheresearchfunctionforIRSCAATpilot.</p> <p>c. CAATshareresultsofpilotsattheApril2017MiningH&amp;SConference.</p> <p>d. WSNMarketingCommunicationsLookingatimprovingwhatandhowwecommunicateprogressivelywithindustry.</p> <p>i. Monthly:miningorgenerictopicii. Quarterly:Newslettercontainashort,effectivevideobyDirector,specifictothesectorwithrelated</p> <p>linkstoarticles/resources.iii. TargetingtheSafetyProfessionals.iv. Posterstargetworkersurgentmatter/pertinentinformationbrandWSNwhoweareandwhat</p> <p>wedo.</p> <p>10. MACMembersRepresentation/RoundTableAsastandingagendaitemthisisanopportunityforindividualstoshareordiscussindustryH&amp;Sconcerns,innovations,orbestpractices.a. ThankyouwasextendedtopastChair,DavidChurchandViceChair,AlRobbfortheirnumerousyearsof</p> <p>contributionsandcommitmenttohealthandsafetyandWSNsMiningAdvisoryCommittee.</p> <p>b. OnbehalfofthenewChair,DanLaingandViceChair,DennisSobeyappreciationfortherecentelectionandsupportwasexpressed.</p> <p>c. MikeFergusonreportedthattheCanadianDiamondDrillingAssociation(CDDA)launchedtheirDrillingExcellenceCertificationDECprogramaccreditationforalldiamonddrillers.TheCanadianDiamondDrillingAssociationhaslaunchedDECtoestablishanew,higherstandardofqualityinthediamonddrillingindustry.DECwillsupportdrillcontractorsinimprovinghealthandsafety,environmentalandqualityperformance.ExcerptfromCDDAwebsite.</p> <p>i. Foracoonboardcompletingauditprocess.</p> <p>d. Firmfocusingonbettercommunicationwithfrontlineworkerseducate,providetrainingandcreateadesire/understandingforteamwork.IRSCAATReportmayoffersomesolutionstogainfrontlineengagementandaneffectiveIRS.</p> <p>e. ConcernsexpressedaboutthenewlegalrequirementsforOntariominesonRiskAssessmentcomingintoeffectonJanuary1,2017.Whatdoesitmeanfortheemployer/employees?Whataretherequirementsinmeetingthenewlegislation?AftersomediscussionMikeParentsupportedthefollowingtwoactionitems:</p> <p>Page4of4WSNMiningAdvisoryCommitteeMeetingNovember24,2016FINAL</p> <p>i. WillrequesttheMOLssummaryclarifyingLegislativeRequirementsthatwillbepresentedtotheMLRConDec.12,2016andWSNwouldsendouttoourindustrysooner.(A)</p> <p>ii. WillcommunicatewithMOLandbringforwardindustrysrequestforresourcestoassistthemprepareforthenewlegislationpriortoJanuary1,2017,i.e.awebinarforguidance.(A)COMPLETEDWEBINARSCHEDULEDFORDecember21,2016:ChangestoRegulation854MinesandMiningPlantsoftheOccupationalHealthandSafetyActwillbereviewed,withafocusonriskassessments,watermanagementprograms,trafficmanagementprograms,andtherecordingofseismicevents.</p> <p>f. ReminderthatitisimportantforTACstosetspecificgoals/deliverables,timelinesandadheretothese.</p> <p>g. EvaluationScan:reviewedwithgroup.</p> <p>11. CommitteeEvaluationCompileintoareportforCEOPleasedtoannouncethata100%responsewasattained.Thankyouforyourvaluableinput.Oncecompiled,finalreportwillbeforwardedtoCEO.</p> <p>12. NextMeetingDatefor2017objectivetohave100%participation:</p> <p>ConferenceCall: 8:30a.m.Thursday,February16,2017(CarolMichaudabsentadmin.supportrequired.)FacetoFace: Tuesday,April18,2017priortoconferenceSudburyFacetoFace: September262728,2017,BoardMeeting;Advisory&amp;BoardMeeting/AGM;MACmeetingon</p> <p>the28thinNorthBay.Bestwishesforahappy,healthyandsafeholidayseasonwereexchanged.</p>