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Safer mining as a result of ICMM's cleaner, safer vehicles initiative - ICMM

Friday, 26 February 2021

ICMM's collaborative Innovation for Cleaner, Safer Vehicles (ICSV) initiative promotes collision avoidance technology capable of eliminating fatalities from vehicle interactions to be available to mining companies by 2025.

Transport and mobile equipment accidents accounted for 30% of fatalities at ICMM operated mines in 2018, the highest cause of fatalities at our member operations.

Transport and mobile equipment accidents accounted for 30% of fatalities at ICMM's company member mines in 2018[1], the highest cause of fatalities in these mines.

ICMM members commit to continually improve health and safety. They are determined to eliminate collision related fatalities in mining operations.

The collaborative Innovation for Cleaner, Safer Vehicles initiative promotes collision avoidance technology capable of eliminating fatalities from vehicle interactions to be available to mining companies by 2025.

However, technology is not a silver bullet to eliminating collisions, operating discipline is a pre-requisite.


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