Services

What We Do

Aperture Natural Resources is a consulting firm committed to delivering the highest quality training for mine and tunnel rescue teams, as well as providing on-site services to assist with mine rescue trainings. 

 

To make arrangements for our services, please use the contact us form, email or call us.  We can design the services to meet your program's needs. We routinely work with the EMCIS Program at the Colorado School of Mines, providing assistance to their training activities and the creation of training material.  We are flexible generally with scheduling and course content, but we will not sacrifice the quality of our trainings for convenience. 

Observation, Evaluation and Advisory Services

Aperture Natural Resources is happy to provide an on-site observation, evaluation and advisory service for your program (mine, tunnel or other subterranean rescue).  We are willing and able to travel to your site, observe trainings, evaluate your team's performance and provide detailed advice to your organization. 

 

Some examples what can evaluate :

  • Training exercises

  • Emergency response drills

  • Emergency response plans

  • Emergency response equipment

  • Standard operating procedures, policies, field operation guides, training plans and other documents

Premade Training Materials

Aperture Natural Resources is proud to offer a custom training design service to our clients.  Our trainings are designed to meet or exceed all MSHA and OSHA training standards, using the latest consenus standards and industry best practices.  We can design trainings for you to conduct at your site, or design trainings that we can conduct at your site or in cooperation with the CSM Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) Program. 

 

Contact us so that we can work out whatever training solution is most effective for your team. 

Custom Training Design

Aperture Natural Resources is proud to offer a custom training design service to our clients.  Our trainings are designed to meet or exceed all MSHA and OSHA training standards, using the latest consenus standards and industry best practices.  We can design trainings for you to conduct at your site, or design trainings that we can conduct at your site or in cooperation with the CSM Energy, Mining and Construction Industry Safety (EMCIS) Program. 

 

Contact us so that we can work out whatever training solution is most effective for your team. 

Abandoned Mine Hazard Awareness

Conducted in cooperation with the EMCIS Program at the Colorado School of Mines, this training is present to introduce fire departments and mountain rescue teams to the hazards that exist in the abandoned mine environment. This training covers an introduction to the hazardous environment, assessing the conditions present, determining the additional resources needed to respond, and a basic introduction to underground rescue techniques.

 

This training is scheduled through the EMCIS Program at the Colorado School of Mines.  Visit them at http://emcis.mines.edu.  Training can be scheduled by emailing the program at emcis@mines.edu or calling +1 (303) 278-0710

Sample Trainings
  • Underground search and rescue

  • Training design

  • Emergency response planning

  • ​Incident command

  • First aid

  • Ground control

  • Light Urban Search and Rescue

  • Scene management

  • Resources & Infrastructure