Injuries, fire, and equipment damage are typical emergencies that may occur at a mine. Other emergencies might include earthquakes, tornadoes, explosions, bomb threats, hazardous spills, and acts of violence. Knowing the actions to take could be the difference between life and death. This lesson describes emergency procedures mines have in place for handling emergencies. Students will learn who to contact, how warning signals notify employees of emergencies, how to evacuate, and where to report.