AME’s 17th Annual Exploration Field Safety Workshop
Learn about the risks and hazards in exploration and come away with the tools and knowledge needed to explore safely in the field as well as a Certificate of Completion.
Are you a student, field assistant or recently graduated geoscientist? Are you responsible for supervising new, young or seasonal workers in the field? This workshop is for you. The AME Health & Safety Committee presents an annual workshop on field safety. Our goal is to draw attention to safety awareness and strategies, particularly with respect to young employees as well as giving employees the tools and knowledge to assess the Western Canadian work environment.
- Behavioural Safety: The Last Line of Defence?
- Supervisor Certification and Requirements
- Safe Approaches to Traversing in Remote Areas
- Safety in Exploration Camps
- First Aid and What Is Required
- Field Gear and What Is Required
- Surface Transportation Safety
- Helicopter Safety
- Ice Safety and Hypothermia
- Safety around Bears
You will leave the workshop:
- Aware of the risks and hazards we encounter in exploration
- Aware of regulatory requirements in BC – and general rights and responsibilities elsewhere
- Thinking about how your knowledge may save individual lives, lost time and costs resulting from injuries
- Knowing how people can look after themselves and co-workers in the bush environment
- With real-world stories about how to explore safety in the field
- With a Certificate of Completion