IMAA Valor Award Nomination

IMAA Valor Award Nomination

Instructions:

Medal of Valor
Eligible: an active or inactive employee of any mining, quarrying, and mineral industries or of an Associate member company.

Certificate of Valor
Eligible: immediate family members of active or inactive employee of any mining, quarrying, and mineral industries or of an Associate member company.

Criteria: Award for personal heroism and for distinguished services in the saving of a life, regardless of whether the act was performed in the line of duty or elsewhere, within the calendar year of the award. This would include but not be exclusive to the examples given below:
• In the performance of an act to save life, the individual loses his or her own life.
• In the performance of an act, the individual seriously risks his or her own life, but saves the lives of one or more persons.
• Attempting at serious risk of his or her own life to save the life of one or more persons without success.
• Assisting in saving a life, at some personal risk, while working under the direction of another person.
• Removing or assisting in removing the subject from an electrified circuit at some personal risk.
• Exhibiting skill in modern lifesaving methods and practices in an effort to save life while also taking some personal risk.
• Giving warning at personal risk of impending danger to others.
• Directing individuals to a place of safety while exposed to some personal danger.
• Staying at his or her post of duty in presence of impending danger to self and others.
• Assisting with others collectively at personal risk to save the lives of one or more persons
• Performing mouth to mouth or some other type of artificial ventilation.
• Performing CPR.
• Performing an anti-choking maneuver.

Application: Nominations will be submitted to the IMAA office by the specified award deadline using the Valor Award nomination form. Incomplete nominations will not be considered for the awards.

Review Committee: IMAA Safety Chair, IMAA Safety Chair Elect, IMAA PIE Chair

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