Alberta Mine Safety Association Mine Rescue
Committee Code of Practice
To develop and maintain a high standard of Mine Rescue in the Province of Alberta’s mining industry.
- To set a minimum basic training in the rescue procedures that can be utilized in the event of an incident at a mining operation.
- To be information resource for mine rescue members under the operation of the AMSA governing body.
- To share information and learning opportunities with each other, with the intent of progressing our standard of excellence in rescue technology, equipment and practices.
- Develop and maintain Surface and Underground Mine Rescue Training Manual. The manual will be dated and version tracked as a footer on all future manual revisions.
- Develop and maintain Training and certificate guidelines.
- Develop Mine Rescue Instructor Guidelines.
- To oversee the annual Alberta Provincial Mine Rescue Competition.
This committee will transact all business associated with Mine Rescue as a sub committee under the direction by the Alberta Mine Safety Association.
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Alberta Mine Rescuer Code of Ethics
Commitment to Diversity and Integrity the rescuer understands and respects diversity and adopts a fair and ethical approach in all situations:
- Is obligated to treat people fairly and ethically (e.g. completes work according to same high standards regardless of individual differences).
- Recognizes the importance of an awareness of the workplace and understands its needs (e.g. is aware and respectful of differing cultures and backgrounds).
- Recognizes and has respect for others' backgrounds, views, values and beliefs
- Maintains an open approach with others, taking account of, and accepting, individual differences such as age, ethnicity, gender, religious beliefs, social background, disability, sexual orientation and physical
- Is committed to the Mine Rescue Program values and actively promotes them (e.g. challenges inappropriate behavior).
- Is honest when working with others and accepts accountability for own actions (e.g. takes responsibility for own mistakes;respects the need for confidentiality
- Proactively challenges unacceptable behavior inconsistent with Mine Rescue Program values, stating own and organization’s position clearly
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