Emergency Preparedness First Response Activities, Equipment & Training

Posted: 08/10/2014

At Mining IQ's 2013 Mine Rescue and Emergency Management, Anglo American's Danny McGovern joined us to present on Emergency Preparedness First Response Activities, Equipment & Training. Danny's session covered:

  • Strategies for determining the optimal positions of first response locations underground
  • Assessing the fitness of the entire mine staff in order to understand their ability to reach each location
  • Understanding the most appropriate equipment at each location and ensuring that it is effectively maintained
  • Training crews in how to behave in a first response scenario

Danny has worked at Anglo American and Xstrata Coal, with over 10 years in underground experience.

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Posted: 08/10/2014