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Employed Trainers (100+) - Over 100 employed trainers Over 100 employed trainers
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April 26, 2021

MRS Training & Rescue has over 160 employees across 7 sites in the UK. Those who are part of our team have varied backgrounds – which often include working in the industries our clients operate in. To provide a better understanding of what we do – we documented a week in the life of Derek Speirs, an MRS Training & Rescue team leader.

March 2, 2021

One area which truly differentiates us is the experience of our operators on site.  They have the real-life skills and expertise of working in hazardous environments.  Then, becoming an employee with MRS they undertake a lengthy induction and training programme which is constantly reviewed and enhanced through their careers.  People are our biggest investment and our greatest asset.

February 25, 2021

When we think back to the history of mining, our minds often conjure images of hardworking men covered in coal, underground. What we often don’t think about is the women who also worked in mining – and the crucial roles they played. In this article, we look back at the history of women in mining – and what it’s like to work in the mining industries today.  

January 20, 2021

We were delighted to welcome Mark Smith, a journalist at The Herald, to our training centre at Crossgates, Fife in Scotland recently. Mark initially contacted us regarding an article he was writing about the 70th anniversary of the Knockshinnoch disaster. He was interested in our history and decided to write a follow-up piece about us and the work we do now.

November 19, 2020

Spirit of Christmas was set up in 2008 by MRS Training & Rescue’s Lead IQA Ronnie Munro and his wife Diane, to provide family Christmas parties for local socially and economically disadvantaged families. Wanting to give something back to their community from the outset, the couple contributed significantly to the parties. As the parties grew bigger and expanded, Ronnie and Diane couldn’t afford to fund them on their own, so they set up a small charity.

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