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2017 Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Rules Training

Event Date: 
April 04, 2017 to April 05, 2017

NOTIFICATION OF TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

The 2017 Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Rules Training will be held April 4 – 5, 2017 at the National Mine Health and Safety Academy, Beaver, West Virginia.  Team representatives, state agencies and MSHA are being given an opportunity to receive interpretations directly from the Chief Judges and Assistant Chief Judges.

MSHA will also audio conference the Rules Training to a number of outlying locations.  Contact information for these locations will be posted on the Mine Rescue Website.  MSHA is offering the training via WebEX as well for those not able to attend the training in person.  The WebEx information is as follows:

Join WebEx meeting

Meeting number: 645 741 734    

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Meeting password:        M!ne2017         
 
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Call-in toll-free number (Verizon): 1-888-790-4945 (US) 
Call-in number (Verizon): 1-203-480-5081 (US) 
Attendee access code: 758 446 6 

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The sessions will be presented from the Academy Auditorium on Eastern Standard Time.

 

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Bench Rules for BG-4
Bench Rules for BIOPAK 240-4
Bain/Beauchamp/Leverknight

 

At the end of the Bench Session

Preshift Rules
Newsome/Stepp/Williams

 

At the end of the Preshift Rules Session

First Aid Rules
Mullins/Smith/Sturgill

 

Break for Lunch

 

 

At the end of the First Aid Rules Session

Skills
King/Wright

 

At the end of the Skills Session (This session will not be audio/WebEx conferenced)

Preshift Problem Designers’ Meeting
Newsome/Stepp

 

At the end of the Skills Session (This session will not be audio/WebEx conferenced)

First Aid Problem Designers’ Meeting
Mullins/Sturgill

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

9:00 a.m.

Mine Rescue Rules
Biggerstaff/Burns/Trent

 

At the end of the Mine Rescue Session on this day (This session will not be audio/WebEx conferenced)

Mine Rescue Problem Designers’
Burns/Trent

 

 

 

Answers to Questions

You may contact Kimberly Spencer, spencer.kimberly@dol.gov or Natasha Cordle, cordle.natasha@dol.gov, or 304-256-3252 to inquire about availability of housing at the National Mine Academy.  Attached is a listing of motels in the area surrounding the Academy.

The 2017 Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Competition Rules will be posted on MSHA’s Mine Rescue home page (www.MSHA.gov) as soon as possible, and will remain there until after the 2017 Competition Season.

Attendees should bring a copy of the Rules to the training.  No copies are being made for handout.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Angela Cook at 304-732-6410 or Erica Warren at 606-546-5123.

List of Motels

124 Hylton Lane 1124 Airport Road
Beckley, WV  25801 Beaver, WV  25813
(304) 252-9800 (304) 255-4222 or (886) 611-6773
   
Comfort Inn (Exit 44) Super 8 (Exit 44)
300 Harper Park Drive 2014 Harper Road
Beckley, WV  25801 Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 255-5291 or (866) 611-6301 (304) 253-0802 or (800) 848-8888
   
Hampton Inn (Exit 44) Microtel (Exit 44)
110 Harper Park Drive 2130 Harper Road
Beckley, WV  25801 Beckley, WV  25801
(304) 252-2121 (304) 256-2000
   
Baymount Inn and Suites (Exit 44)  
134 Harper Park Dr  
Beckley, WV  25801  
(304) 255-9091    
   
  ** Sleep Inn is ¼ mile from the Academy. 
   
  ** Microtel is 1 ½ mile from the Academy.