Health, Safety and Training

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WEIR provides safety investigation assistance for, and during construction of, surface and underground mines. The breadth of mining, geotechnical, and construction experience at WEIR results in expert advice on matters that relate directly to safe mining practices and methods, ground conditions and support, site conditions, equipment maintenance and use, geologic environments, and the potential for, and control of, methane and other hazardous gasses.

WEIR provides services to review and evaluate mining operations safety, including underground and surface safety audits. Our personnel have extensive experience with MSHA, OSHA and EPA rules and regulations and can provide clients with assistance to comply with current or proposed mining regulations at federal, state and local levels.

  • Areas of Expertise:
  • Accident Investigations
  • Emergency Planning and Response Procedures
  • Forensic Engineering
  • Ground Control
  • Health and Safety Studies and Audits
  • Legal and Policy Analyses of Mining Industry Regulations
  • Litigation Support and Expert Witness Testimony
  • Methane Management
  • Operator Training and Safety Reporting
  • Organizational Analysis of Mine Administration and Management
  • Safety Program Development and Implementation
  • Ventilation Studies