CPA Group’s Kevin Waterman judges Emergency Response competition

CPA Group’s Kevin Waterman judges Emergency Response competition

Posted by cpagroupadmin on May 28, 2018

The 2018 SA Mines Emergency Response Competition (SAMERC) was delivered during May - this year 5 teams entered the competition from BHP Olympic Dam, OZ Minerals Prominent Hill, SIMEC Mining Whyalla, Perilya and CBH Resources competing across 8 events.

SAMERC is designed to test the skills and knowledge of teams who would be called on to respond to a mine emergency, enhancing existing emergency response and rescue training for the resources sector. The 2018 competition was a huge success, with all teams participating in realistic scenarios that enabled opportunity for learning.

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CPA Group’s Director – Emergency Services, Kevin Waterman participated in the event as a competition judge in the industrial rescue, and the breathing apparatus search and rescue components of the competition. Kevin is one of the industry’s most highly-respected and qualified professionals with experience of managing the largest private emergency response team in Australia.

 Kevin was highly impressed by what he saw: “As usual, the quality of the various teams was extremely high. It is always a pleasure for me to contribute back into the industry by attending events like this. It also has the added benefit of ensuring I am always aware of industry best practice which assists the CPA Group service to maintain its reputation for top quality and professionalism in the industry.”

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