Cyanco’s Train-the-Trainer Event is Coming in June!
Cyanco Cyanide Safety Training
As COVID continues to affect our industry – and the world at large – Cyanco wants to remind its valued customers that our safety specialists are always available for on-site, in-person cyanide training. For more than 30 years, ensuring your mine’s safe handling of cyanide has been part of Cyanco’s foundational service to you. Today, we continue to visit…Read More
Recognizing Your Safety Heroes
When adversity arises, heroes appear. Not the kind of heroes that wear capes, but heroes that wear PPE, uniforms, badges and stethoscopes. 2021 has been designated ‘The Year of the Safety Hero,’ by the National Safety Council, and with National Safety Month (June) coming to a close, Cyanco encourages everyone to recognize these everyday heroes…Read More
The number of OSHA violations, injuries and fatalities by electrocution clearly shows us that electricity is a major hazard for workers in industrial, maintenance and construction settings. Most electricity-related incidents are caused by: Failure to recognize electrical hazards before contacting an energized source (conductors and circuits, damaged or bare wires, defective equipment or tools) Improper…Read More
With June being National Safety Month – now is a great time to make sure your employees are up to date with fall prevention awareness and training. Fatalities caused by falls continue to be a top cause of death for US industrial and construction employees. According to the US Department of Labor, 15% of all…Read More
Five-Year View of Workplace Injuries & Fatalities in the U.S.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the number of workplace injuries has remained largely unchanged over the last several years (including 2020 data). However, the number of fatal workplace injuries has increased over that same time. The number of fatal workplace accidents has increased each year since 2016, with theleading cause of…Read More
National Safety Month
June 2021 marks the 25th anniversary of America’s National Safety Month (NSM), which was originally designated in 1996 by the National Safety Council as a way to reduce the number of workplace injuries and deaths in the U.S. by creating awareness around key safety issues. The program has since expanded its scope to saving lives and preventing injuries on the…Read More
Cyanco Joins Aurora Gold Mine to Educate Locals in Guyana about Cyanide Incident Response Best Practices
March 9, 2017 Cyanco’s Environment, Health, Safety and Security Director Max Jones explaining the Incident Command System The need for a coordinated response approach in the event of a cyanide spill in Guyana was underscored when Aurora Gold Mine (AGM) hosted an emergency response seminar on Wednesday. The seminar, which brought together representatives from government…Read More