Name of the IMRB
International Mines Rescue Body is hereby appointed by the appropriate
representatives of mines rescue staff members from different countries.
International Mines Rescue Body may use a shortened name “IMRB”.
IMRB shall be an informal association.
IMRB is appointed for indefinite period of time.
Scope of Operation
IMRB shall have an international scope of operation
Major Objectives and Purposes of the IMRB
objectives of aims of the IMRB are to promote the mines rescue operations in
the international platform and initiate as well as support the cooperation
aiming at the progress in the mines rescue area.
IMRB may establish cooperation with other professional organizations, involved
in mine rescue services
IMRB shall meet its objectives by:
- an exchange of information on the organization
of rescue brigades in different countries,
- an exchange of information on rescue operations,
- an exchange of information on methods of
principles of rescue training,
- an exchange of information on the technical
equipment of the rescue staff,
- an exchange of the research findings on the
rescue equipment, the respiratory system protection equipment in particular,
already used or to be used in the future,
- the presentation of the new technical solutions
and new technologies of rescue operations.
Membership in the IMRB
operation of the IMRB shall be based on the voluntary membership of the
organizations representing rescue brigades and regulatory authorities of rescue
activities of different countries and different types of the mining industry
of other organizations involved in the mining industry, as well as those of the
research and development centers may be invited to participate in the work of
IMRB members shall be obliged to:
involved in all forms of the IMRB activities, mentioned in Section 3.3
IMRB is willing to accept the new representatives of mine rescue services as
its members at its meeting.
membership shall be withdrawn upon a written notification of a IMRB member’s resignation presented during a meeting.
to be Completed by the IMRB
IMRB shall complete its tasks by, among other activities, the following:
of the periodical, every two years, meetings of the rescue brigade
representatives, and the meeting shall be each time held in a different
of the materials for the international mines rescue web site,
of the information of common interest between the IMRB members,
- organization of the shows of rescue brigade operations in
different countries during the meetings.
Bodies of the IMRB
work of the IMRB shall be managed by the Steering Committee appointed during
the meeting that shall initiate the operation of the IMRB in May 2001. The
Committee shall be made up of the Leaders of delegations participating in the
work of the IMRB during the periodical meetings shall be managed each time by
the President of rescue staff (organization) in the country of the next
costs related to participation in meeting of specific delegations shall be
borne by the members of those delegations.
Steering Committee shall appoint the rescue organization that will undertake to
run an international mines rescue web site.
IMRB members agree to provide the information on the updated data of specific
rescue brigades consistently to the President of the Steering Committee.
shall become effective upon execution by the members hereto.