DENVER: The Society for Mining, Metallurgy & Exploration (SME) believes that the safety and health of the global mining workforce is of paramount importance, as evidenced by the creation of its Health and Safety Division in 2014, an increase in the number of technical sessions and symposia it offers which are focused on worker safety.
SME says it is committed to making available expertise to enhance workplace safety and health, not only for its members, but for the entire mining and minerals community. SME is a professional society with more than 15,000 members represent all professions serving the mining, minerals and underground construction industries in more than 100 countries. SME members include engineers, geologists, metallurgists, educators, students and researchers. SME advances the worldwide minerals community through information exchange and professional development.