Hecla’s focus on safety and behavior has steadily improved our safety records every year over the past eight years.
Our Casa Berardi Mine in Quebec, Canada was recently recognized as the safest mine for the year 2020 in the Quebec/Maritimes Regional-Metal Mines category.
Hecla exceeded our 2019 performance targets for energy consumption and GHG emissions at our Casa Berardi Mine in Québec.
Safety has always been a part of the Hecla culture, and during the pandemic, we have made meaningful adjustments to ensure our employees and communities remain safe and healthy.
Hecla’s $2 million dollar investment to install a backup power system at the Lucky Friday mine in Idaho was instrumental in safely evacuating all of our miners during the recent monstrous windstorm.
We know that instilling safety awareness behavior is fundamental to making our workplace as safe as possible, which is why Hecla invests in training, technology, and workforce development programs that focus on safety first.
Hecla has invested in innovative technology to help protect our people and reduce our environmental impact.
Hecla’s recent “SAFETY: Take It Home” campaign contest was shared by both the National Mining Association (NMA) and CORESafety.
Hecla’s goal is to bring every worker and every contractor home safe, every shift, every day.
Hecla’s Corporate Director of Safety and Health, Michael Wegleitner, brings the safety message home and to nearby schools.
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