Fort Knox receives ‘Sentinels of Safety’ award from the National Mining Association

Congratulations Kinross Fort Knox on receiving the Sentinels of Safety award from the National Mining Association (NMA) in the large metals category. This prestigious award recognizes mining operations with the most hours in a calendar year without a lost-time injury (LTI).

In 2018, Fort Knox celebrated 1.5 million hours without an LTI!

 “We are proud to receive this award from the NMA and congratulate all employees who played a role in achieving this milestone,” said Michael Meighen, Director, Corporate Health and Safety. “Our See it, Own it, Solve it (SOS) team has played a significant role in this accomplishment by specializing in hazard awareness and injury prevention. A special thanks to them for their hardwork.”

Captured above, from left to right:
Back row: Erin Saari, Planner, Fort Knox, Michael Meighen, Director, Corporate Health and Safety, Anna Atchison, External Affairs Manager, Fort Knox, Paul Tomory, Chief Technical Officer, Chad Szych, Water Treatement Plant Operator, Fort Knox, and Rich Nolan, NMA Director.
Front row: Jeremy Brans, Vice-President & General Manager, Fort Knox, Jonathan Converse, Operator, Fort Knox, Brandon Waller, HVAC Technician, Fort Knox, Mike Sylvestre, Senior Vice-President, Americas, and Keith Arens, Health and Safety Manager, Fort Knox.