Protecting the health of our greatest asset

Donna Schmidt explores tech’s perspective on the future of miner well-being, along with new operational and research programmes to keep workers healthy

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Rio Tinto has encouraged workers to check in on one another as part of the RU OK? initiative. Photo: Rio Tinto

The topic of miner health is one that gets talked about, but often at the wrong time – after a trend of injuries occurs, once a problem becomes an epidemic, or in response to anecdotal evidence of