Mining Feature: NIOSH Self-Escape and Rescue Webinar
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
NIOSH Mining will host a webinar on self-escape and rescue on September 8 from noon to 1 p.m. eastern standard time (EST).
Webinar presenters will discuss current and ongoing research on self-escape competencies and responsible person training. Speakers will share information on ways in which members of the industry can get involved in future work. The webinar will also include a presentation on software training modules developed by NIOSH, including:
- The underground mine escape decision-making simulation software Mine Emergency Escape Training (MEET),
- An Underground Coal Mine Map Reading Training taught in three parts, and
- The highly realistic BG 4 Benching Trainer software - a supplemental training module for teaching apparatus benching.
Register for the webinar by sending an RSVP email to Nicole Ortiz, who will send an email the day of the webinar with the necessary link. Ms. Ortiz can offer more details on how to prepare to attend the webinar, which will include installing a plugin to view the webinar. You will use text chat to communicate during the session.