Large scale operations can have thousands of personnel on site during each shift. It is imperative that safety and emergency response procedures are designed to accommodate such a large number. Evacuation is always the primary course of action; the provision of Self-Contained Self-Rescuers (SCSR) diminishes the risk against the inhalation of toxic gases as personnel […]
Understanding what it feels like to be inside a refuge chamber can improve the response of entrapped personnel.
How long should a refuge chamber run for in stand-alone mode? Safe haven or refuge chamber duration should be determined on a risk-based approach.
Emergency communication systems in tunnelling are used to distribute information and instructions, manage emergency response personnel and plans, and initiate evacuation.
Safety is paramount in any tunnelling project. Trusted tunnelling safety initiatives safeguard against accidents and emergencies.
Emergency Response Team uses service training to better prepare for any event and provide all employees with well-maintained and hazard ready chambers.
Refuge chambers are sealed environments, built to sustain life during an emergency or hazardous situation.
Mine safety is a global concern, with organisations continually investing time and resources to ensure the safety of their workforce.
An organisation’s safety culture plays an important role in its development. The adoption and enhancement of safety standards across industries, in particular, mining, has positively impacted economic processes.
21 participants, including a psychologist, remained in a MineARC MineSAFE Refuge Chamber for 24 hours.