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Nov 06, 2020

   

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Call for Papers: Virtual Symposium on Battery Electric Vehicle Safety in Mines

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Submissions open until Friday, December 4, 2020

A free virtual two half-day symposium on battery electric vehicle safety in mines will be hosted by Workplace Safety North on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 and Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm ET.  Industry professionals will attend for the opportunity to network and share knowledge about the risks associated with battery-powered equipment and explore ways to manage hazards. Workplace Safety North invites proposals for papers to present at the symposium. Presentations can be between 45-minutes and 1-hour, including time for participant questions.

Areas of focus for presentations include:

  • Industry case studies
  • Hazard management
  • Equipment manufacturing
  • Training and risk assessment 

If you are interested in presenting a paper at the ‘Virtual Symposium: Battery Electric Vehicle Safety in Mines’, please complete the ‘Call for Papers’ form by Friday, December 4, 2020.  For more information, please contact Gaby Lemon at 705-670-5707 ext. 310, gabylemon@workplacesafetynorth.ca or visit event webpage Virtual Symposium: Battery Electric Vehicle Safety in Mines.