1.1 This guide establishes the minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) required of an Abandoned/Inactive Mine Search and Rescue Technician Level I who participates in related search and rescue efforts. An Abandoned/Inactive Mine Search and Rescue Technician Level I will first be able to perform all general land search and rescue functions and in addition will be able to recognize the hazards and risks in the given situation or environmenttechnical rock, snow and ice, altitude, and moreand be able to request appropriate additional resources. This is an entry level position typically known as awareness level, and may also be known as a probationary position. 1.2 This document intends to be consistent with the U.S. National Incident Management System (NIMS) Resource Typing and Job Qualifications. 1.3 Users of the guide shall first meet or hold the certified equivalent KSAs defined in Guides F 2209 and F 2751. 1.4 Users of this standard should be aware of other mine search and rescue standards, requirements, guidelines, policies, procedures, or protocols, or combinations thereof that have been established and which may be under the jurisdiction of national, federal, state, tribal, local, or other regional authorities. 1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety issues (or safety plans) if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use or as defined within a (regional or geographical) response region or by the authority having jurisdiction (AHJ).
To provide a guide for AHJ's for training of abandoned/inactive mine search and rescue technicians level-1
KeywordsConfined space, helicopter, mine, abandoned mine, inactive mine, search, rescue, rope, search and rescue, SAR, underground
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