The influence of the olfactory system to warn us of possible danger is more powerful than we think. This trigger is why stench gas and wintergreen are commonly deployed in high-risk areas where multiple alerts are necessary.
ERT has taken Erica A. Gallegos Arias all over the world; she shares her progression, from trainee to international judge of mine rescue events.
Competition-winning medic, Sandra Wagner shares the reality of ERTs and the connections which stem from such teams.
Custom refuge chamber designed for 4.4m diameter tunnel boring machine with limited gantry space.
Refuge chamber upgrade essential in preparing Sanford Underground Research Facility for its role in the largest physics experiment on US soil.
This story is retold with permission from Dave regarding a remote bogger fire in an underground nickel mine in Western Australia. It was some time ago, but I still remember it like it was yesterday. I don’t have a perfect memory, but this day stuck in my mind – every detail just lingers. The day […]
Emergency Response Team uses refuge chamber training to better prepare and provide all employees with well-maintained and hazard ready chambers.
A pressure system for shelter-in-place locations is critical to maintaining positive internal pressure and preventing the ingress of toxic gases.
Four, 40-person ChemSAFE Standard Design safe havens were installed and commissioned at Yara Pilbara Fertilisers, located at the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia.
Mine safety is a global concern, with organisations continually investing time and resources to ensure the safety of their workforce.