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Jim has Consulted

with 47

Underground Operations

Kestrel Coal Mine Extension 2010

Safety Huddle with Redpath at

Kestrel Coal Mine

Midas Gold Mine 2003


Download the PDF file:  Jim Burns' Clients 

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Jim Burns at the Sullivan Mine 1986

Resolution Cooper Shaft Sinking

Original Peak Gold Mines Team 1991

See the PDF for a list and short summary of Jim Burns’ Construction Clients 


See the PDF for a complete list of

Jim Burns’  114 Clients since 1985 


​PASS:  Positive Attitude Safety System Process Guide (June 1996, ISBN 0-9696620-2-5)

PASS:  Positive Attitude Safety System (September 1992, ISBN 0-9696620-0-9)


"The Role of Continuous Improvement Regarding Safety," presented at the CIM's Maintenance, Engineering and Reliability - Mine Operations Conference in Kamloops BC, Canada, October 2019


Harmonizing Traditional Safety Systems with an Attitudinal Approach Creating a Positive Safety Culture of Continuous Improvement,” presented at the 36th International Conference of Safety in Mines Research Institute (CISIRM) in October 2015 in Sudbury, Ontario Canada

“Positive Attitude Safety System,” written for the Mine Safety Symposium, Sydney, Australia, Sept. 1992

PASS:  A Process of Positive Management for Safety,” Annual Conference of Mines Accident Prevention Association of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, May 1992

Supervisor's Role in Safety Performance,” Safety Conference, Timmins, Canada, Oct. 1991

Organizationally-Induced Helplessness,” Mining Association of BC, Vancouver, Oct. 1987

The Role of Leadership in Unions,” British Columbia Firefighters Association,  Kimberley, Canada, May 1987


The People Process In Organizations,” Annual General Conference of the Psychological Association of Montana, Butte, MT, USA, Apr. 1987

Survival through Positive Management,” 92nd Annual Convention of the Northwest Mining Association, Spokane, WA, USA, Dec. 1986

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