Welcome to Queensland Mines Rescue Service
Queensland Mines Rescue Service (QMRS) provide expertise in assisting the mining industry to manage risk and ensure safety in underground and surface mining.
Mines rescue is the specialized job of rescuing miners and others who have become trapped or injured, and combating fires and other emergencies in underground mines. Mines rescue teams are trained and equipped to deal with a wide range of hazards and situations including fires, explosions, rockfalls, toxic gases, influx of water, and injuries.
QLD Mines Rescue Training Programs
Training is provided at Dysart and Blackwater mines rescue stations and at the Dysart Mine Inertisation Unit. Full time Operations Managers and Trainers facilitate the new recruit and refresher training supported by maintenance technicians, administration staff, an education manager, a business manager and the Chief Executive Officer. The QMRS head office is also located at Dysart.