50 percent improvement in lost time injury rate may make mining the safest industry in Ontario

Mining could be the safest industry in Ontario according to the most recent statistics available from the Ontario Mining Association. For the first four months of 2010 lost time injury rate for Ontario’s mining sector was 0.3 per 200,000 hours worked compared to 0.6 per 200,000 hours worked in 2009 – when mining was the second safest sector in the province.  Read more