What is SIP (Shelter-in-Place)? It is used in emergency response actions plans and refers to the process of taking refuge by staying indoors and sealing your environment.
A blast-resistant building (BRB) is a reinforced structure designed to reduce harm to personnel and equipment in an accidental or deliberate explosion.
The influence of the olfactory system to warn us of possible danger is more powerful than we think. This trigger is why stench gas is commonly deployed in high-risk areas where multiple alerts are needed.
Applying virtual reality to enhance safety training and develop production design and manufacturing processes.
MineARC Systems is excited to be partnering with DEZEGA; bringing together a combined total of 80 years experience in…
Dave shares his personal experience waiting in an underground refuge chamber during a mining emergency.
A refuge chamber that doesn’t meet standard requirements cannot safeguard against an emergency. Lower quality, or unmaintained chambers, put people at risk.
Oxygen candles are used as a backup source of breathable air in an emergency. The on-demand source is used in aeroplanes, refuge chambers, …
How are advances in technology aiming to improve safety underground, reducing current limitations and challenges on-site?
In highly explosive environments, refuge chambers and safe havens can be adapted to withstand overpressure of up to 15 psi. A refuge chambers resistance to explosions can be determined through pressure testing.