Identify land mines


Identify the presence and state of land mines to ensure an area is cleared, to assess the danger of detonation, and to perform demining activities.

Alternative labels

establish land mine location
search for anti personnel mines
search for land mines
find land mines
find anti personnel mines
establish anti personnel mine location

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Identify land mines is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Bomb disposal technician: Bomb disposal technicians search areas using special equipment such as metal detectors, or using trained animals, for the presence of land mines and bombs, and remove the explosive materials according to safety regulations. After the search for and location of mines and bombs, they disarm them aiming to avoid any risk of detonation, and ensure the area is cleared before disarming and removal procedures.

Optional skill

Identify land mines is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




  1. Identify land mines – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022