The agenda for FMSP’s Second Annual Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition (Feb. 25 – March 1, 2019) is not yet available. For more information on contest rules and registration, contact Karen Miller, Mining Program Manager, at (850) 201-7689 or [email protected] The 2018 competition agenda is available below.

FMSP’s Inaugural Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition Agenda (Feb. 26 – March 1, 2018)

Pre-Competition Activities

Monday, Feb. 26 & Tuesday, Feb. 27

  • Demonstrations (Free) Scheduled in 2 hour blocks starting at 10 a.m. both mornings
  • Topics will include: Florida Public Safety Institute Tour, Medical Response to Trauma, Drones, Dealing with Traumatic Incidents, Body Worn Cameras and Mine Safety Trivia

 

8-Hour Training Sessions

Rope Rescue Awareness – Fee of $40 per person

  • Training to be delivered by Nationally Accredited Rope Rescue Technicians
  • Topics to be Covered: Safety in High Angle Rescue Environment, PPE Requirements
  • Fundamental Software Components and their uses, Various Hardware Components and their uses, Rescue Knots, Hitches and Bends, Anchor Systems and Low Angle Slope Evacuation
  • 50% Classroom and 50% Hands-On Training

 

Water Safety & Survival – Fee of $40 per person

  • Training will be delivered by a Retired Navy Seal and Florida Fish and Wildlife Training Lieutenant
  • 75% of the Training will be in the Water

 

First Aid Refresher, CPR and AED Practice – Fee of $20 per person

  • Classroom Refresher – Brady Emergency Medical Responder First on the Scene – 10th Edition
  • CPR & AED Practice – American Safety & Health Institute (ASHI) – Current Edition
  • Training will be delivered by Certified First Aid Instructors

 

Competition Activities

Tuesday, Feb. 27

  • Team Check In – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Vendor Registration & Set-Up – 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
  • Vendor Viewing – 1:30 – 6 p.m.
  • Captains Meeting – 3 – 4 p.m.
  • Written Examination – 4:30– 5:30 p.m.
  • 30 Question Multiple Choice and True/False Examination
    • Brady Emergency Medical Responder First on the Scene – 10th Edition
  • Vendor Night – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Team Number Drawing for Field and Practical Exercise
  • Blind Knot Tying Competition – Point to be Added to Over All Team Score
    • Judging will be Conducted by Nationally Accredited Rope Rescue Technicians
  • Great Food
  • Vendor Drawings

 

Wednesday, Feb. 28

Field Exercise

  • Sponsored Breakfast – 6 – 8 a.m.
  • Teams Report to Lockdown Area – 6– 6:30 a.m.
  • Opening Ceremonies – 6:30 – 7 a.m.
  • Vendor Viewing – 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Field Exercise Viewing Area Open – 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Teams 1 and 2 Called for Team Briefing – 7 a.m.
  • Teams 1 and 2 Deploy to Field Exercise – 7:30 a.m.
  • Field Exercise
  • Judging will be conducted by MSHA Personnel
  • Teams will have to Travel to Exercise Location (Will be on FPSI Property)
  • A Team is Defined as a minimum of 3 to 7 Members and a Team Trainer
  • Each Team will be Given 60 Minutes to Complete the Field Exercise
  • Exercise Time will Stop when Victim(s) are Packaged and Transferred to Requested EMS Provider
  • Designated Spectator Areas
  • Lunch with the Vendors – 12 – 1 p.m.
  • BBQ Dinner – 6:30 – 8 p.m.

 

Thursday, March 1

Practical

  • Breakfast with the Vendors – 6 – 8 a.m.
  • Teams Report to Lockdown Area – 6 – 6:30 a.m.
  • Vendor Viewing – 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Last 2 Teams from Wednesday’s Field Exercise will be Called First – 7 a.m.
  • Station 1 – First Aid (Brady 10th Edition)
  • Station 2– Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation with AED Rescue Breathing (ASHI)
  • Judging will be conducted by MSHA Personnel and Subject Matter Experts
  • Lunch with the Vendors – 12 – 1 p.m.
  • Vendor Breakdown – 1 – 2 p.m.
  • Banquet – 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Tickets for Team Members are included in Registration Fee)
  • Additional Tickets Can be Purchased – $20 Each
  • Team Procession
  • Inspirational Speaker
  • Cash Bar
  • Video Presentation from Week
  • Trophies Awarded