There are several differences in fresh air base and permanent shelter designs, impacting their emergency use suitability. Some critical variations include gas monitoring, multiple air supplies, cooling and a sealed environment. These differences have and will impact personnel well-being.
Transporting and manoeuvring a refuge chamber can be a rather technical task, especially when considering the size and weight of a refuge chamber – not to mention the confines of mine declines and haulages. In this article, we’ll discuss the various options MineARC offers to suit various transportation and mine practicalities.
One of the biggest questions we get once a chamber has been bought, is “what happens now?”. Once a chamber has been purchased and delivered to site, it needs to be put through the commissioning process.
When a refuge chamber scrubber is on, it does produce noise. This noise comes from a fan inside the unit that draws air in and pushes it out.
Ultra-wideband (UWB) is a close-range radio technology that uses low power consumption to achieve high bandwidth connections.
Masks are great, to a certain extent. In the context of an emergency, they can assist you in moving from a dangerous situation into safety. For example, suppose you’re not in the vicinity of a shelter or safe haven. In that case, a mask can enable you to get to cover safely by providing you
Real-Time Location Systems (RTLS), also referred to as real-time locating systems and real-time tracking systems, are used to track and identify….
Consider if you work at a facility that uses chemicals or are within an area that transports them. Is it viable for you to evacuate the area safely and…
After an explosion, the sudden release of energy results in a blast wave… generally measured in overpressure…Chemical shelters…
A refuge chamber has two critical systems that work together to prevent gases from getting inside and support an airtight environment…