THUNDER BAY – Mining – Wilderness First Aid – Working in the mining sector means working in many cases in remote places across the globe. Mining in Northwestern Ontario is ramping up. Having the skills to save a life in a remote place is very important
The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada is working with its sister associations across Canada to offer Wilderness First Aid courses in the following locations: Vancouver, BC (May 2/3); Sudbury, Ontario (May 2/3); Flin Flon, Manitoba (May 2/3); Iqaluit, Nunavut (May 7-9); Timmins, Ontario (May 9/10); Thunder Bay, Ontario (May 9/10); and St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador (May 9/10).
Wilderness First Aid Training
For more details, and to register, click on the location you are interested in or visit the Sirius Wilderness course calendar.
The courses will be offered by Sirius Wilderness in most locations, by Qikiqtaaluk Medical in Nunavut.
Through classroom instruction as well as outdoor simulations, participants will develop practical skills in long term patient care, advanced wound management, accident prevention and the management of environmental hazards. For more information on Wilderness First Aid, go to the Sirius Wilderness site.
If you are a member of a mineral-industry association (either regionally or nationally) the cost to participate is $150. Non-member cost is $295. All participants will receive a complimentary copy of the PDAC’s Field Safety Pocket Guide. To inquire further, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.