Why Dumas
Health and Safety

Health and Safety

Dumas is committed to the health and safety of all our employees, and to providing superior health and safety performance to our clients. We offer a world class health and safety training program to our new employees, in addition to refresher training and awareness programs for our long-term and returning employees. Our goal is to achieve Zero Harm by empowering our people to proactively identify and address safety hazards both in and out of the workplace. This vision is anchored by the possibility of continuous improvement.

We are honoured to be the recipient of several prestigious industry awards:

2018 Safety Innovation Award from the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association (OMCSA): Recognized for developing a mechanism to mechanically install a strain relief cable inside the bull hose of a Mechanized Raise Climber.

2017 Safety – F. J. O’Connell Award: For strong performance in the field of safety: Underground operations, less than 400,000 hours worked in Quebec.

2017 Safety – Atlas Copco Secoroc Trophy: Presented by Association des entrepreneurs miniers du Quebec Inc for zero injury frequency in Quebec.

2015 Safety Innovation Award from the Ontario Mine Contractors Safety Association (OMCSA): Recognized for developing the ‘Dumas Anfo Tractor Platform’ to improve safety and visibility while loading explosives.

2013 Safety Innovation Award, OMCSA: Recognized for developing the ‘Dumas Liveman Switch’ to prevent inadvertent movement of raise climbers in underground mines.

2012 Safety Innovation Award, OMCSA: Recognized for developing the ‘Dumas Rerailer Bar’ to safely and efficiently re-track derailed underground locomotives.

2010 Safety Innovation Award, OMCSA: Recognized for developing the ‘Dumas Caged Crosshead’ to safely transport miners underground for shaft sinking.

Aurizon Mines, Casa Berardi Mine: Recognized for excellence in health and safety in the workplace by the Centre of Health and Social Service of Quebec.

Glencore Compania Minera Las Quenuales, Yauliyacu Mine: Awarded the Plaque of Honor for Underground Mining at the XV National Convention of Mining Safety, organized by the Institute of Mine Safety in Peru.


Ken Donner
Vice President, Operations, Pure Gold
Since arriving on our site 18 months ago, Dumas has maintained a stellar safety record and has focused on delivering a quality job. They have integrated well into our site team and work collaboratively with Pure Gold and the other contractors on site. The Dumas personnel on site are professional and upper management has been very responsive to our requirements as the project has developed.
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