AME BC Workshops

Exploration Safety for Management Workshop

Date: Friday, March 27, 2015
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: BCIT – Downtown Campus 555 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC
Room: 280/282/284

Rationale for the Course
The AME BC Environment, Health & Safety Committee presents its fifth annual workshop on exploration safety for senior management and project managers.

Our goal is to foster responsible and adaptive safety leadership in the mineral exploration sector. Effective safety leaders are the building blocks of a strong culture that strives for everyday safety and zero harm.

Who Should Attend?

  • Senior managers, project managers, senior geologists
  • Health and safety personnel active in the mineral exploration sector
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Introduction to Exploration Safety Workshop

Date: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Location: BCIT – Downtown Campus 555 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC  V6B 3H6
Room: 280/282/284

Course Outline
  • Interactive field safety scenarios and strategies for dealing with them
  • Regulatory environment and what to expect of your employer
  • Health and safety trends in the mineral exploration sector
  • Helicopter safety
  • Recommended traversing equipment for mountain and bush environments
  • 4x4 and ATV driving awareness
  • Emergency awareness preparedness
  • Safety around drills
  • How to avoid bear problems
  • Hypothermia and ice water survival

Who Should Attend?

  • Recently graduated geoscientists
  • Field assistants
  • Project geologists or managers interested in a refresher
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