CORESafety TV (November 2021): How One Company Uses A Scorecard To Improve Haul Truck Operator Safety
Welcome to the November edition of CORESafety TV — the online video program from the National Mining Association.
In today’s mining environments, most haul trucks are equipped with sensors that can provide an incredible amount of information for data scientists, engineers, managers and operators.
Freeport-McMoRan, Inc. is taking that data and using it in their recently developed Haul Truck Operator Scorecard.
The haul truck sensors are first used to measure behaviors such as braking, speed and gear selection. The performance data is then analyzed and converted into scores with the help of Innovation Engineers at the mine sites.
The scorecards provide the company and its truck operators a way to improve safety on the job by analyzing each driver’s skills on an ongoing basis.
The innovative program has already been a success, recently receiving the Mining and Safety Technology Innovation Award (2020) for the Metal Sector from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
In this episode of CORESafety TV, we interview Senior Innovation Engineer Megan Golden about the work that she and her team have been doing since 2018 with the Haul Truck Operator Scorecard.
In this November episode, we also take a look at CORESafety’s Module #19 – Engineering and Construction. Find out how to promote good safety and health performance when designing, procuring, constructing and commissioning new mines and facilities.
- On November 4, 2021