Sirius Wilderness Medicine is the Canadian leader in remote medical services and wilderness safety training. For more than 20 years, we have maintained our reputation as a leader in remote health and safety through rigorous research and the application of the highest standards.
Our clients rely upon us to bring our expertise and experience to bear on their projects and work sites to prevent accidents, injuries and work-related illness. We have a strong track record in providing advanced care in some of the most isolated regions of Canada.
Our Industry Partners
Sirius serves a broad range of industries that include:
- Mineral exploration
- Mining operations
- Geological survey and mapping
- Environmental decontamination and site remediation
Our success is based on the lasting relationships and strong ties we have developed with our partners. These include First Nations Communities, local government departments and industry leaders.
Sirius maintains memberships in numerous industry associations. This allows us to remain attentive to the changing needs of the industry and contribute to the development of safety standards and regulations. We are members of the following organizations:
- Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
- Quebec Mineral Exploration Association
- Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia
Comprehensive Medical Support Services
Sirius provides complete medical and safety systems. Whether you require short-term coverage or a long-term solution, our team of specialists work with you to prepare and create a comprehensive and reliable medical program for your site, community or wilderness operation.
Our medical support services include:
- medical personnel
- emergency response
- medical evacuation plans
- reporting systems
- medical protocols
Sirius has an extensive pool of highly trained, experienced and fully certified medical support personnel:
- Nurse practitioners
- First aid attendants
- Physician assistants
Our on-site personnel are supported by highly trained and certified medical directors and an experienced administrative team.
Government Legislation Expertise
Sirius has developed a specific expertise in the area of regulation and government legislation in a broad range of industries and sectors. We stay up-to-date with the regulations governing health and safety codes on remote work sites and wilderness medicine practices and protocols. Sirius is regularly called upon to share our experience and expertise at conferences and seminars across Canada.
Sirius Wilderness Medicine provides expert consulting services in all aspects of remote workplace health and safety. We have the experience to provide thorough and accurate assessment of remote workplace risk and the resources to deliver industry-leading solutions that minimize exposure to natural and operational hazards.
Our risk management specialists can assist you in all stages of your operation from the first elements of planning through to fully operational installations.
Wilderness Safety Training
The Sirius wilderness first aid curriculum draws on extensive research and field experience and has become the standard for all those who work in a wilderness setting. Course content extends far beyond urban-based first aid programs to cover medical emergencies in remote regions beyond the reach of Emergency Medical Services.
Sirius has worked closely with the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada in developing Remote Safety Training specifically designed for the mining and exploration sector.