Kennecott Utah Copper hits new safety milestone

Kennecott Utah Copper (KUC) employees and contractors have worked for more than 107 consecutive days without incurring a Lost-Time Injury (LTI).  This equates to more than 2 million consecutive hours worked without a LTI across all of KUC’s facilities.  As a substantial contributor to this record, KUC’s Bingham Canyon Mine has separately exceeded over 1 million hours worked without a LTI.  These significant achievements are the result of employees and contractors taking personal ownership for their safety and the safety of their colleagues, the company says.  “It also demonstrates the benefits from KUC’s disciplined approach to implementing strict safety standards set by KUC’s parent company, Rio Tinto.” (more…)

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