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40th Anniversary of the National Mine Health and Safety Academy

  • MSHA Celebrates the Academy’s 40th on August 17, 2016
    Academy Celebrates 40th Anniversary on August 17th
  • Aerial shot of Academy location before construction began
    Aerial shot of Academy location before construction began
  • Groundbreaking for Academy Construction
    Groundbreaking for Academy Construction
  • Academy construction 1974
    Academy construction 1974
  • Front door to previous “Academy”—the Beckley Training Center 1971
    Front door to previous “Academy”—the Beckley Training Center 1971
  • Academy construction - 1975
    Academy construction - 1975
  • First graduating class of inspectors from Beckley Training Center - 1972
    First graduating class of inspectors from Beckley Training Center - 1972
  • Senator Byrd speaking at Academy dedication
    Senator Byrd speaking at Academy dedication
  • Senator Byrd at ribbon cutting for Academy Publication Center
    Senator Byrd at ribbon cutting for Academy Publication Center
  • Academy construction complete in 1976
    Academy construction complete in 1976
  • Senator Byrd, second from left, at dedication of Academy’s Mine Simulation Laboratory in 1992
    Senator Byrd, second from left, at dedication of Academy’s Mine Simulation Laboratory in 1992
  • Fire fighter training at Academy’s Mine Simulation Laboratory
    Fire fighter training at Academy’s Mine Simulation Laboratory
Event Date: 
August 17, 2016