Yukon Mine Rescue
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Mine Rescue Course
This course provides students with basic knowledge and skill training in the rescue procedures to be followed in the event of an accident at either an Underground or a Surface mining operation. Some of the topics covered include: Mine Rescue Operations, Mine Gases- Recognition, Effects and Treatment, Oxygen Therapy, Gas-Detection Instruments, Fire Awareness, Respiratory Protective Equipment, Electrical Safety, Rescue Rigging, Rescue Operations, Special Hazards of Winter Conditions, Scene Assessment and Incident Command, Knots/ Harnesses, Pulleys, Stretcher Tie-ins. Yukon Workers Compensation Health and Safety Board (YWCHSB) endorsed, the Mine Rescue is instructed to the Western Canada Mine Rescue Manual, Ministry of Energy and Mines, Office of the Chief Inspector of Mines. All candidates are examined by a YWCHSB Safety Officer.
Mine Rescue Instructor
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