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  • noun Plural form of self-rescuer.


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  • The complaint says a surviving miner tried to place emergency breathing devices called self-rescuers on the others in the mantrip.

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  • The state also cited Cobalt's miners for failing to wear their air packs, called self-contained self-rescuers, and for failing to have a cache of the devices within reach.

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  • They're basically sitting there trying to conserve energy, hopefully there's air moving through there so they don't have to use their self-rescuers.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • And if they couldn't escape, then they would try to assemble the self - contained self-rescuers and perhaps as much lunch or food that they have, as much water as they could put together, and the second principle is always stay together and stay with your individuals.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • You have one is a self-contained self-rescuers and those devices are established for under duress for you to breathe one hour.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • DAVIS: Well, they have with them and available two self - contained self-rescuers that they could use if their atmosphere was unbreathable.

    CNN Transcript Aug 7, 2007

  • And I know a number of companies have put in self-contained self-rescuers.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • DAVITT MCATEER, LEAD INVESTIGATOR IN SAGO MINE DISASTER: Well, they would know with regard to the air because of the requirements to have self - contained self-rescuers with them.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • Since Sago there has been an increase in the number of self-contained self-rescuers that have been required and used in the mines.

    CNN Transcript Aug 6, 2007

  • I understand they have two-hour self-rescuers, where it would give them sufficient time to build a barricade and -- and try to -- or try to get to an area that has sufficient ventilation, that kind of thing.

    CNN Transcript Jan 2, 2006


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