Setting the Standard for Mining Safety and Health Professionals

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October 22nd, 2019

 

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm 

 

Nevada 4

 

CompanyHecla Mining Company

Title: Corporate Director of Health & Safety

Corporate Director of Health & Safety with the Hecla Mining Company with US and international responsibility for Hecla’s health and safety management systems.  Prior to Hecla, I was employed by Rio Tinto (Simandou Iron Ore Project, Guinea, Health & Safety Manager), URS Corporation (Health, Safety & Environmental Manager), North American Coal (Health, Safety & Security Manager). My 35+ years of mining, construction and energy industry experience includes health, safety, environment, security, operations, procurement and inventory control. I earned a M.S. in Occupational Safety, Health & Environmental Management from Columbia Southern University and a B.S. in Business Administration & Economics from North Dakota State University. I am a Certified Safety Professional, Certified Mine Safety Professional, and Emergency Medical Technician.  I currently serve as a board member for the Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration Health and Safety Certification Board, Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration - Certified Mine Safety Professional Certification Development and Examination Review Committee member, Board of Certified Safety Professionals Certification Development and Examination Review Committee member, Colorado School of Mines Health & Safety Advisory Committee member, University of Arizona IMR Health & Safety Advisory Committee member, National Mining Association CORESafety Committee member, and American Mining and Exploration Association Health & Safety Committee member.  

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