Participants of the 8th International Mines Rescue Body Conference IMRB 2017 have held today the round table “Pressing Problems of Protecting Mining Enterprises From Accidents” at the Saint Petersburg Mining University, the country’s oldest technical university.
At the round table the representatives of mine rescue discussed a number of important professional matters regarding modern approaches to protection of mining enterprises against accidents, improving training of mine rescuers and miners, upgrading rescue equipment and technologies.
“The issue of necessity of constant information sharing on accidents, investigations and steps taken to ensure safety at enterprises is an urgent one,” Andrew Watson, an employee of the Great Britain Mine Rescue Service said.
He also noted that it was necessary to pay more attention to psychological state, labor conditions and recriation of miners.
The Saint Petersburg Mining University trains specialists for all sectors of mining, metallurgy and oil and gas industry, geological service, industrial and civil entineering in Russia and foreign states.
Tomorrow participants of the conference are going to continue working, but this time at the Emergency Ministry’s Saint Petersburg State Fire Service University.