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District 1 - Coal Mine Safety and Health
(Anthracite coal mining regions in Pennsylvania)

Attention!!

Please be advised that the district functions of District 1 are being serviced by District 2. Please submit all plans and correspondence to District 2

The Stegmaier Building
Suite 034
7 North Wilkes-Barre Blvd
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Thomas E. Light, Acting District Manager
Light.Thomas@dol.gov

Point of Contact-Patrick M. Boylan 570 826-6321



Immediately Reportable Accidents

All mine operators are required to immediately call MSHA’s toll free number at
1-800-746-1553 to report an immediately reportable accident or emergency to MSHA. Mine operators must call immediately when an accident has occurred or has been determined to have occurred, but no later than 15 minutes from the time of the occurrence or determination of the occurrence. Additional information can be obtained by using this link.

Hazardous Condition Complaint

To report a hazardous condition at a mine including all impoundment and dust fraud inquiries/complaints, call your local MSHA office for quickest response.

Hazardous condition complaints can also be made by calling the National Hotline at
1-800-746-1553. Complaints reported after normal business hours that are not an imminent danger will be responded to the next business day.

You do not need to identify yourself!

Additional information can be obtained by using this link.

Please include the following information in our phone conversation:

  • Name of company
  • Name of mine
  • Location of mine (city/town)
  • State where mine is located
  • MSHA Mine ID

If you prefer, you may file a hazardous condition complaint on-line using this link.