Prepare For Emergencies: Underground Mining

This course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge they need to prepare for emergencies at an underground mining operation.

Topics include:

  • preparing for emergencies by reviewing legislative requirements
  • identifying site specific emergency plans and procedures
  • ensuring emergency equipment and fixtures are in place and operable
  • following reporting/communication procedures - reviewing site specific emergency plans and procedures with employees

The course meets the knowledge requirements for the module Prepare for Emergencies of the Common Core for First Line Supervisors (including Program #770121 and #770131).

To become fully accredited under the supervisory common core programs, participants must return to their workplace and demonstrate to a qualified trainer their skills and their understanding of the company's specific requirements according to government legislation, company standards and manufacturer specifications for preparing for emergencies.


To ensure success in this module, all participants should have taken WSN's Act & Mining Regulations and Introduction to Mining Safety Programs courses.

Intended Audience:

This course is intended for underground supervisors, JHSC members, and health & safety personnel.

2 days
Material(s) included with this course
  • Participant Manual
Equipment needed
  • Participants are to bring a copy of their Workplace Site-Specific Emergency Plan.
  • For all Supervisory Common Core sessions, please bring your copy of the OHSA Reg 854 for Mines and Mining Plants.