MSHA and DOL Officials Tour Cumberland Mine in Waynesburg, Pennsylvania

  • Assistant Secretary and DOL delegation pose for photo in the hallway.
  • The tour visit the underground mine.
  • the tour observe miners at work.
  • The tour is shown mining equipment.
  • Visitors pose while in underground mine shaft.
  • A miner is seen operating heavy machinery by remote while underground.
  • Officials pose for photo in front of elevator in concrete seating area.
  • Above ground, the tour group examine a mine map posted on the wall.
  • The tour is instructed on using a breathing device.
Event Date: 
October 09, 2015


On Friday, October 9, Assistant Secretary Joe Main traveled underground at the Cumberland Mine in Waynesburg, PA with the newly appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Laura McClintock, along with Department of Labor’s Chief of Staff, Matthew Colangelo, Jesse Lawder from the Department’s Office of Public Affairs, and mining company officials. Joining the group from MSHA were also Kevin Stricklin, Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health and Coal District 2 Manager Thomas Light.