GEOL 103 - Exploration and Mine Safety

This course provides an overview of exploration safety techniques and standards in order to prepare students for working in Yukon?s mineral industry. Training modules include, but are not restricted to: proper camp configuration and management, bear awareness training, backcountry navigation, drilling safety, and underground mine safety. The course will include a number of independent certification courses that are required for the Mineral Resources program. Lectures will be coordinated by a college instructor but will incorporate numerous guest speakers from all areas of the mining community.

Credits: 1.5
no scheduled sessions