In the United States, mining has become a safer industry. But hazards, such as powerful machinery, darkened tunnels, and combustible materials, still exist.
SLAM RISKS, an acronym to help conduct a risk assessment and control any hazards present on the jobsite. The acronym breaks down as follows:
Stop and Consider the Work Involved
Look and Identify the Hazards
Analyze What Needs to be Done
Manage Safety by Developing and Implementing Controls
Remember to Look for Changes
Identify All Potential Risks
Share What You Find, and Include Others Impacted by the Job and the Risks
Know What Others on Your Jobsite are Doing
Safety is Everyone's Job
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