Report: APP CMHS Project 4

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6.1. Australia

6.1.1. Protective Equipment

Emergency response and disaster recovery is managed on two levels – mine site internal systems and mines rescue services external response. Mines are required by law to have an emergency ... Read more.

6.1.2. Emergency Preparedness

Emergency preparedness requires personnel who are able and ready to respond to an emergency event and a common set of procedures to follow. Training and competence is achieved at two levels – ... Read more.

6.1.3. Emergency Response

Mines Rescue Service organisations provide aided escape and recovery equipment, systems and training to supplement the initial responses of individual mines. Systems detail: Guidelines for ... Read more.

6.1.4. Emergency Response Technology

A range of simple technology equipment is being developed and used to aid escaping mine workers to quickly reach a place of safety. Most have been in use for some time and are not new, but ... Read more.

6.1.5. Effectiveness of Australian Emergency Response Techniques

It is in some regards difficult to substantiate the effectiveness of such emergency response systems due to the infrequent nature of such events in Australia. However, this is somewhat an indicator ... Read more.

6.1.6. Virtual Reality Training

iCinema Centre for Interactive Cinema Research at UNSW has pioneered the world’s first Advanced Visualisation and Interactive Environment (AVIE) using a unique 360° stereoscopic projection ... Read more.

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