Profession mine rescue officer
Mine rescue officers coordinate mine rescue operations and need to be trained to work underground. They are the first line of response in emergency situations.
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Understand the principles of electricity and electrical power circuits, as well as the associated risks.
- Manage emergency procedures
React quickly in case of emergency and set planned emergency procedures in motion.
- Provide emergency training
Provide training and development in first aid, fire rescue and emergency situations for employees on the site.
- Investigate mine accidents
Conduct investigation of mining accidents; identify unsafe working conditions and develop measures for improvement.
- Ensure compliance with safety legislation
Implement safety programmes to comply with national laws and legislation. Ensure that equipment and processes are compliant with safety regulations.
- Process incident reports for prevention
Verify incident information, complete reporting requirements and report to management and relevant site personnel, in order to enable follow-up and future prevention.
- Create incident reports
Fill in an incident report after an accident has happened at the company or facility, such as an unusual event which caused an occupational injury to a worker.
- React to mining emergencies
Quickly respond to emergency calls. Provide appropriate assistance and direct first response team to incident scene.
- Deal with pressure from unexpected circumstances
Strive to achieve objectives despite the pressures arising from unexpected factors outside of your control.
- Provide emergency advice
Provide advice in first aid, fire rescue and emergency situations for employees on the site.
- Maintain ambulance room stock
Check and maintain stocks of ambulance room supplies to ensure the effective provision of emergency services.