posted by Rod McCoremick, Blog author, Fordia Powered by Epiroc
February 20, 2019
As in any industry, new employees have a lot to learn about their new jobs and responsibilities. In the drilling industry however, there are safety issues that newcomers must also be aware of and learn about in order to be safe and avoid accidents. With proper training and supervision, most accidents can be prevented.
Knowing how to properly use tools and equipment and using safe working practices are also key components to avoiding accidents. So for all the new drillers and helpers, or those of you who have hired new employees, here is an overview of some basic safety guidelines.
What you wear
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What you do
How you work
Diamond drilling can be a great career choice if you enjoy the outdoors and are technically minded. Just be sure to educate yourself properly so that your new career can last. Make sure you pay attention to any training offered and don’t be afraid to ask questions of the more experienced drillers or your management. When it comes to learning about drilling tools, equipment or procedures, you can always contact our technical support team. They have years of experience and are willing to share their knowledge.