One of Teck Resource’s Elk Valley operations is once again being recognized as the safest coal mine in Canada.
Greenhills, northeast of Elkford, has been awarded the John T Ryan National Safety Trophy for the fourth consecutive year.
The honour is handed to the mine that experienced the lowest reportable injury frequency per 200 thousand hours worked in Canada.
This is the sixth time overall Greenhills has received the award.
It’s administered by the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) and was presented during the CIM Convention 2017 Awards Gala in Montreal.
Teck’s Senior VP of Coal Robin Sheremeta said in a press release, “This award really speaks to the strong commitment employees have made to their safety and the safety of their co-workers.”
“This is an outstanding achievement and I commend everyone at Greenhills for their safety leadership and for working hard to achieve Teck’s vision of everyone going home safe and healthy every day.”
– Josh Hoffman