Teams from WIPP take first place in regional competition


Mining teams at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant are so good at what they do, they won first place in a regional competition. 

Volunteer based teams participate in the annual event to prepare for real emergencies. 

The competition features first aid, rescue and safety battles. 

Mining teams from WIPP won first place in the overall, field, and first aid categories. 

Teams had to find, treat and rescue trapped individuals in a simulated mine collapse. 

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