Medical and Rescue Services

The Katherine workforce is capable of providing medical and rescue services to the mining, oil and gas industries. Local businesses offer a range of services across medical and rescue personnel, equipment, vehicles and training.

Personnel expertise varies across first responders, emergency services officers, medical emergency service officers, remote area nurses or doctors, security officers, safety advisors and shutdown teams. Teams consist of gas testers, confined space and rope access technicians.

To help create safe workplaces, local businesses also offer emergency response vehicles, poison permits, medical supplies and return to work and rehabilitation services.

Katherine businesses are also capable of facilitating emergency evacuations.