Gain visibility to increase safety, boost productivity and enforce standardization.
Improve Operational Safety and Performance with a Flexible Digital Solution
Sphera’s Control of Work (CoW) for Mining helps mine operators and crews reduce risk while improving productivity and enforcing standardization in the metals, mining and mineral processing industries. Mine operators can better oversee the proper use of permits and they can manage activities in real time for higher levels of compliance.
Key features of the solution support the comprehensive process rigor of the industry. For example, dynamic checklist capabilities accommodate a wide range of mining specific business processes, robust isolations management, lockout/tagout (LOTO) capabilities and mobile permitting. With the solution’s online/offline mobile capabilities, workers can always access the information they need, and operators are able to keep their people safe and get the right things done, at the right time.
Sphera’s standard, out-of-the-box configuration is based on decades of experience and best practices. Its capabilities help supervisors prioritize, reconcile and reschedule potential conflicting procedures, so as to connect planning and maintenance to operational reality. Through standardized permit templates, JSAs and isolation templates, the solution offers the flexibility to streamline processes in line with internal and
By significantly reducing contractor and crew wait time for permits, the solution’s mobile capabilities also generate productivity gains. Supervisors can ensure that the correct practices are carried out at the right time. Digital permits that are created at one mine can be templated, copied and utilized at other mines. This contributes to standardization, compliance and efficiency, saving time and effort for the workers and contractors who move from mine to mine. Users in underground or remote mine operations can work in online and in offline mode. Offline work is automatically synchronized upon regaining internet connectivity.
Achieve Compliance and Demonstrate Governance
By providing evidence of consistent enforcement of standards and procedures, Sphera’s Control of Work for Mining builds upon the foundation of a sound governance program. Standardized templates, isolation templates, baseline risk assessments or JSAs with required controls promote consistent, harmonized policies across all operations. Operators can measure permit performance and adherence with standards, then generate deviation records to help remediate deficiencies and share lessons learned.
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