Firemen rescuers of the Emergency Management Service were trained to develop skills on rescue service provision in mines.The training was conducted in Republic of South Africa.A group of 8 rescuers learned security rules and skills to respond on existing risks and accidents.
The training referred to the provision of first aid in the condition of hardened breathing, fire extinguishing and mine walls cooling methods, use of detectors by detecting the toxic vapors of mines.
In the framework of the visit the Georgian rescuers together with local experts went 3000 meters down in the mine where they reviewed the details of mine fortification systems, explosion related preparatory works, security norms, risks related to transportation of the excavated masses.
The hosting side thanked the Georgian rescuers for the interest in their work and mentioned that after the training they are absolutely ready to accomplish the physical works in mines.
The group of trained rescuers will share the knowledge and experience with their colleagues upon their return.