Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC)
25 November 2017 to 26 November 2017
Langley Park Grounds, City of Perth
Plain Street & Hay Street
The Mining Emergency Response Competition (MERC) is on the weekend of 25 and 26 November 2017. This free family event showcases Emergency Response teams from WA resource industry companies demonstrating their skills under pressure across a range of emergency scenarios.
Disciplines tested include:
First Aid, Firefighting, Road Crash Rescue, Hazardous Materials Response, Confined Space, Rope Rescue and Emergency Response Team Readiness
During the weekend, both teams and spectators are encouraged to get involved in a series of hands-on skills sessions involving the latest in rescue techniques and technology, as well as enjoying a range of free activities such as rock climbing, face painting, bouncy castle, colouring-in competition, and a chance to get up close to underground mining machinery. Teenager volunteer bushfire brigade cadets are also coming down to do a demonstration.
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