36th International Conference of 
Safety in Mines Research Institutes

October 25 - 27, 2015
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Technical Program Live Schedule


Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
  Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health
        Monday, October 26

Innovation and Risk Management
Georgian E
Monday, October 26

Safety
Georgian B
Monday, October 26

Occupational Health
Georgian C
        Track Chair: Track Chair: Track Chair:
      13:05 - 13:26 966: The Ultra-Deep Mining Network – A Collaborative Approach to Mining Innovation and CommercializationAuthor/Presenter: Bora Ugurgel 13:05 - 13:25 863: The non-technical aspects of incident management decision-making Authors: Ruth Fuller, David Cliff & Robin Burgess-LimerickPresenter: David Cliff 13:05 - 13:26 888: ROI ON PROACTIVE FATIGUE MANAGEMENT – IS THE INVESTMENT WORTH IT?Authors: Isaac Tandoh, Erich Smidt, Daniel Flores & Ryan HawesPresenter: Ryan Hawes
        13:25 - 13:46 910: Delphi Method applied in the development of curriculum and HCI design of Emergency Mine Rescue Training Simulations for 3D Virtual Reality and Online delivery. Authors: AJ Boulay, Ratvinder Grewal & Vic PakalnisPresenter: AJ Boulay  
      13:26 - 13:45 890: Using "big data" to quantify risk of worker injury and accidentsAuthor/Presenter: Imelda S Wong   13:26 - 13:45 945: Benefits of a NORCAT-Laurentian Partnership for OHS ResearchAuthors: Alison Godwin, Tammy Eger, Jason Bubba & Don DuvalPresenter: Alison Godwin
      13:45 - 14:06 934: Enhancing Health and Safety Education in Canadian Engineering and Business Schools, “Opportunities for the mining sector”Authors/Presenters: Peter Sturm & Anthony Pasteris   13:45 - 14:26 970: The pivots of change: The social and economic impacts of mining-related death and illness.Author/Presenter: Desre Kramer
        13:46 - 14:06 913: Improving mine safety and mining education through use of virtual realityAuthors: Rudrajit Mitra & Bruce HebblewhitePresenter: Rudrajit Mitra  
      14:06 - 14:25 969: Safety leadership is the final hurdle towards zero, but what lies beyond zero?Author/Presenter: Marius Jacobs 14:06 - 14:25 983: Life on the Edge: Dynamic Boundary Spanning in Mine Rescue TeamsAuthors: Mary Waller & Seth KaplanPresenter: Mary Waller  
      14:45 - 16:15 Linking Global Mining Safety Organizations - Panel Discussion
Session Chair: Victor V. Pakalnis
Case Studies on Mining Disasters Diesel Emission Reductions
      14:45 - 16:16 1006: Linking Global Mining Safety Organizations – Panel DiscussionAuthor: Moderator: Vic Pakalnis    
        14:50 - 15:11 806: Assessing the potential risks associated with lightning and ug coal minesAuthors: David Cliff & Marvin MorrisPresenter: David Cliff 14:50 - 15:11 808: Emissions Reduction of A Toyota Land Cruiser with A Sintered Metal FilterAuthor/Presenter: Michael Mazzuca
        15:11 - 15:30 955: Explosive properties of dusts. Tests in facilities of different sizeAuthors: Zdzisław Dyduch & Krzysztof CybulskiPresenter: Zdzisław Dyduch 15:11 - 15:30 1017: Consideration for ventilation volumes with alternative power sourcesAuthor/Presenter: Jozef Stachulak
        15:30 - 15:51 942: Suppression of coal dust explosions with passive barriers of different typeAuthors: Krzysztof Cybulski & Zdzisław DyduchPresenter: Krzysztof Cybulski 15:30 - 15:51 1018: Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil Renewable Diesel in Underground MinesAuthor/Presenter: Aleksandar Bugarski
        15:51 - 16:10 960: Factors Contributing to Workplace Lost-time in Mining Cohorts: A Comprehensive Literature Review Authors: Behdin Nowrouzi, zsuzsanna. Kerekes, Caroline Dignard, Alain Boulay & Michel LarivierePresenter: Behdin Nowrouzi 15:51 - 16:10 1000: Update on Diesel Particulate Matter Control Efforts in Canadian MinesAuthor/Presenter: Michel Grenier
Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
Monday, October 26
Tuesday, October 27
  Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health Innovation and Risk Management | Safety | Occupational Health
        Tuesday, October 27

Innovation and Risk Management
Georgian E
Tuesday, October 27

Safety
Georgian B
Tuesday, October 27

Occupational Health
Georgian C
        Track Chair: Track Chair: Track Chair:
      10:30 - 12:00 Personnel Protective Equipment Innovations New Research Trends in Mine Rescue Barrick's Approaches to Health and Safety Management
        10:30 - 12:00 1005: New Research Trends in Mine Rescue – Panel DiscussionAuthor: Moderator: Ted Hanley  
      10:35 - 10:56 (to be confirmed)   10:35 - 10:56 975: Critical Control ManagementAuthor/Presenter: Robert Dechant
      10:55 - 11:16 915: EVALUATION OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AS A CONTROL STRATEGY TO REDUCE FOOT-TRANSMITTED VIBRATIONAuthors: Heather Byrnell & Tammy EgerPresenter: Heather Byrnell    
          10:56 - 11:55 974: Improving Equipment Design through Industry-OEM Engagement - EMESRTAuthor/Presenter: Robert Dechant
      11:16 - 11:35 920: Mitigating health and safety risks in mining through wearable technology Authors: John Wang & HEATHCLIFF LEWISPresenter: John Wang    
      11:36 - 11:55 948: Harmonizing Traditional Safety Systems with an Attitudinal Approach Creating a Positive Safety Culture of Continuous ImprovementAuthor/Presenter: Jim Burns    
      13:00 - 14:30 Technology and Management of Change Ground Control Rock Mechanics Instrumentation for Early Warning Systems Human Factors Panel
          13:00 - 14:30 1003: Applications of Ergonomics and Human Factors for Safety and Health in Mining: A Global PerspectiveAuthor/Presenter: Moderator: Dr. Tammy Eger
      13:05 - 13:26 957: Mining Automation - New Standard in Safe Production Authors/Presenters: Mikko Koivunen & Peter Larsen 13:05 - 13:26 909: Ground Penetrating Radar Used on Continuous Boring Machines for Improved Ground Fall Hazard RecognitionAuthors: Craig Funk, Peter Annan, Angus Errington, Randy Brehm & Tanner SorokaPresenter: Craig Funk  
      13:26 - 13:45 977: Risk Management in Longwall Operations—A Comparison of the CORESafety Approach with U.S. Statutory RequirementsAuthors: Tom Hethmon & Mike NelsonPresenter: Mike Nelson 13:26 - 13:55 935: Forecasting future seismic hazardAuthors: Cornel du Toit, Jacques Gerber, Shane Kohler, Daryl Rebuli & Wichard SullwaldPresenter: Daryl Rebuli  
      13:45 - 14:06 992: Research on Leveraging Industry Experience to Improve Risk Management Effectiveness in MiningAuthor/Presenter: Gord Winkel    
        13:55 - 14:06 949: 4D Real-Time Geotechnical Hazard Assessment and Reporting for Ultra-Deep MiningAuthor/Presenter: John McGaughey  
      14:06 - 14:25 1014: APPLICATION OF BOWTIE ANALYSIS IN ASSESSING THE RISK OF MAJOR HAZARDS IN THE MINING INDUSTRYAuthor/Presenter: Glenn Lyle 14:06 - 14:25 997: Robotic Assessment and Removal of Rock Blockages in Mining OperationsAuthor/Presenter: Gregory Baiden  
      14:35 - 14:56 967: The next phase in managing operational risk: Critical Control ManagementAuthor/Presenter: Jim Joy 14:35 - 14:56 971: Uranium Mining Regulatory Processes in Canada – Modern Regulation for Modern Uranium MiningAuthor/Presenter: Sarah Jane Eaton  
          14:41 - 15:00 914: Using an iPod App to Monitor and Manage the Risk of Musculoskeletal Disorders from Whole Body Vibration ExposureAuthors: Wesley Killen, Mallorie Leduc, Tammy Eger & James P DickeyPresenter: Wesley Killen
      14:56 - 15:15 968: The Role of Leadership Acts in Preventing Material Unwanted EventsAuthor/Presenter: Brendan Doyle 14:56 - 15:15 972: Ensuring Safety Through Effective Regulation – Mining High Grade Uranium Deposits in the Athabasa BasinAuthor/Presenter: John Glover  
          15:00 - 15:21 919: Investigation of vibration characteristics according to ISO 2631-1 and ISO 5349-1, and self reported musculoskeletal discomfort for miners exposed to vibration via the feetAuthors: Katie Goggins & Tammy EgerPresenter: Katie Goggins
      15:15 - 15:36 982: Ontario Mining Industry’s Collaborative Approach to Improve Workplace CultureAuthors: Cindy Schiewek & Mike ParentPresenter: Cindy Schiewek 15:15 - 15:36 1016: The Ontario Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review Author/Presenter: Robert Barclay  
          15:21 - 15:40 921: Challenges and successes of whole-body vibration monitoring in open-pit miningAuthors: Steve MacDonald & Matthew FeltonPresenter: Matthew Felton
          15:35 - 15:56 1013: Changes for prevention and rehabilitation by exoskeleton technologyAuthor/Presenter: Theodor Bulhoff
      15:36 - 15:55 1015: The Use of Laser Scanning and 3D Modelling in Accident Scene ReconstructionAuthor/Presenter: Patrick Foster 15:36 - 15:55 990: Safety in Mining - Hiring the Right PeopleAuthor/Presenter: David Lahey