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Category - Emergency Management

Mining operations can present a range of hazards to personnel and equipment. Mining is also conducted across a range of remote locations where access to emergency equipment can be limited. Being prepared for an emergency is critical to the safety and health of personnel and the successful ongoing conduct of the mining operation.

A mining emergency is typically a serious, unexpected, and often dangerous situation or event. Emergency management involves understanding the likelihood of an emergency situation and its potential consequences, being prepared to mitigate its effects, responding appropriately, and recovering the mining operation after the emergency.

Effective emergency management means that there are plans in place for all foreseeable emergency scenarios so the response is comprehensive, coordinated and considerate of the resources and risks presented at the time of the emergency.

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