Workplace Safety North / Ontario Mine Rescue

Ontario Mine Rescue TAC

May 29, 2015
The Mine Rescue Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meets four times a year and is comprised of industry volunteers with experience and expertise in mine rescue.
The Mine Rescue Technical Advisory Committee promotes the continual improvement of emergency preparedness of Ontario mines by:
• Providing advice and recommendations on the content of mine rescue training programs;
• Providing advice and making recommendations regarding mine rescue emergency equipment requirements;
• I dentifying and recommending research projects; and
• Recommending changes to the mine rescue handbook.

Projects and Issues:
• Participating in research on Team Communications During Dynamic, Non-routine Situations with York University
• Supporting heat stress research with University of Ottawa
• Continued focus on competency based training
• Developing a MR Heat Stress guideline
• Developing an Emergency Response Risk Assessment tool