FMSP’s (MSHA State Grants) Second Annual Surface Mining Emergency Response Training and Competition Agenda
(Feb. 25 – 28, 2019)

Pre-Competition Activities

Monday, Feb. 25 & Tuesday, Feb. 26

  • Demonstrations (Free) Scheduled in 2 hour blocks starting at 10 a.m. both mornings
  • Topics will include:
    • Rappel Rescue by Jason Moninger, LCSO SWAT Team/Sniper Team Leader (Monday Only) / Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. – noon and 1-5 p.m. / Rappel Tower: Attendees will be shown a rappel demo which will include the use of all necessary rappel equipment, emergency tie-off and self-rescue techniques, and use of the stretcher to lower casualties to safety. Also included will be a brief discussion on knots, tie-backs, and rope uses. One to two other volunteers from SWAT Team to assist which will include other demonstrations.
    • Onsite Trauma Care for the Mining Industry by Dr. William Brooks, President of Advanced Trauma Specialties, LLC / Feb. 25 from 1-5 p.m., Feb. 26 from 9 a.m. – noon / Classroom Building, Room #112: This lecture will be a compilation of basic and advanced trauma care/bleed control for industrial injuries and active assailant (shooter) scenarios. It is intended to give company first responder teams tools and skills to utilize to minimize loss of limb or life prior to EMS arrival.
    • Medical Response to Trauma by John Coffman of Armada Ammunition / Feb. 25 from 8 a.m. – noon at DRM-007 and Feb. 26 from 1-4 p.m. at Classroom Building, Room #112: Medical Response to Trauma is a four-phase program designed to test the technical and tactical skills, resiliency and adaptability to unforeseen circumstances in a deadly force encounter. With those attributes and a string skill set in defensive training and emergency medical treatment, students should be able to strive for success and be able to overcome the intricacies of a trauma encounter.

8-Hour Training Sessions

Rope Rescue Awareness – Fee of $50 per person

  • Training to be delivered by Nationally Accredited Rope Rescue Technicians
  • Rappelling Demonstrations by 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 $50 per person

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

First Aid Refresher, CPR and AED Practice – Fee of $50 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
  • Hands On Training, Field Demos and First Aid Trivia
  • Medical Response to Deadly Force Field Demonstrations – Tactical

Meet & Greet – Monday Night, Feb. 25

  • Spirits and Pizza for teams

Competition Activities

Tuesday, Feb. 26

  • Team Check In – 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Judges Meeting and Training – 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 – Themed Buffet
  • Vendor Drawings

Wednesday, Feb. 27

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 5 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.
  • Hospitality Night Team Fellowship (Spirits, Wings and Things) – 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Thursday, Feb. 28

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
    • Video Presentation from Week
    • Trophies Awarded