“Emerging Safety Technologies for North American Tunneling” will be the topic of the TAC Ontario Chapter’s next webinar, which is due to feature a presentation by Mike Rispin and Ian Cadieux of Strata Worldwide. The determined time for this webinar is 4:00 pm EDT Thursday, August 12th and the pre-registration is not required.
TAC Ontario Chapter Webinar Emerging Safety Technologies for North American Tunneling Presented by: Mike Rispin, P.Eng. and Ian Cadieux of Strata Worldwide
– Date: Thursday August 12th, 2021 at 4pm EDT) / 1pm PDT
– Location: Connect directly with Microsoft Teams Abstract
Highlighting four underground safety technologies which are either novel for tunneling, in and of themselves, or are used on a regular basis elsewhere in the global industry and are emerging in the North American tunneling culture, are the subjects of this presentation
The intended presentation will also include:
– Refuge Chambers
– Proximity Detection & Collision Avoidance
– Gas Monitoring
– Conveyor Monitoring
While the safety features offered in-use for tunnel constructors will be the concentration subject, but will also touch on serendipitous productivity benefits derived.
The biography of the speaker: Mike Rispin, P.Eng., is the Vice President of Tunnelling for Strata Worldwide. He has 38 years of underground experience combining mining and tunneling and has worked the world over in various disciplines including explosives, ground control, heavy equipment, the development cycle, construction chemicals, and others. A native Canadian, he resides in the USA and is the Chair of the Underground Construction Association of SME.
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