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Northern NSW : Spring 2012
Page 12 Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service - Rescue Spring 2012 In this issue of Rescue, we reported on the work of the Rescue Helicopter during a search and rescue mission off the Mid North Coast. This is the type of equipment that the rescue Crewman would have worn during the mission. Rescue fins Shark shield 2 way Radio Specialist wetsuit 6mm thick with a inflation chamber on the chest for safety Rescue swimmer harness incorporating self inflating life vest Cable from Helicopter linked to harness Water gloves High line rescue to craft Wetsuit pocket Safety Knife Water boots Mask to protect the eyes from spray and debris Water Safety Helmet Pockets Containing • Flares • Sea Dye • Back up radios • EPIRB- Personal locating beacon • Whistle Freecall 1800 155 155 www.rescuehelicopter.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service Rescue Swimmer Equipment Ravensworth supports Miners from Xstrata’s Ravensworth Mine have for many years been supporters of the Rescue Helicopter. Employees are contributors to the Payroll Deduction Program while the mine also supports employees by co-contributing to the Service. Recently, the Mine used the Service’s Visitor Centre at Broadmeadow for a training session and took the opportunity to donate a further $2,000. Rescue Swimmer Crewman Michael Legge accepted the donation from Ravensworth Mine Manager Ross Heat.