Notification of Training Opportunities

Location

National Mine Safety Academy

Beaver, WV
See map: Google Maps
Event Date: 
April 02, 2019 to April 03, 2019

The 2019 Coal Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench and Preshift Rules Training will be held April 2 – 3, 2019 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 satellite/audio space availability. 

   

REGION

TRAINING LOCATION

CONTACT PERSON

CONTACT PHONE

Birmingham, AL

Warrior Met Coal

Keith Plylar
keithplylar@warriormetcoal.com

 

205-554-6913

Cell 205-792-9194

Western KY

River View CoalWaverly, KY

Jerry Hedgepath
Jerry.hedgepath@arlp.com

 

270-389-6700 ext. 6814
Cell 270-952-6677

 

 

Kevin Vaughn
kevin.vaughn@arlp.com 

 

270-389-6700 ext. 6723
Cell 270-836-3636

Owensville, IN

Gibson South Mine
3455 S. 700 W.
Owensville, IN  47665

Zach Brown
zach.brown@arlp.com

 

812-706-6619
Cell 812-483-5690

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

https://dol.webex.com/dol/j.php?MTID=m3e8cc361f2fb7d276cf2e7412049555f

Meeting number: 649 046 196

Host key: not displayed

Meeting password: M!ne2019

 

JOIN BY PHONE

Call-in toll-free number (Verizon): 1-888-790-4945

Call-in number (Verizon): 1-203-480-5081 

Attendee access code: 758 446 6

 

Can't join the meeting? Contact support here:

https://dol.webex.com/dol/mc

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Please note that this Webex service allows audio and other information sent during the session to be recorded, which may be discoverable in a legal matter. You should inform all meeting attendees prior to recording if you intend to record the meeting.

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

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

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/Shannon/Sturgill

 

Break for Lunch

 

 

At the end of the First Aid Rules Session

Skills

Blankenship/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 3, 2019

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

The Academy may be able to provide housing for Non-MSHA participants this year.  You may contact Kimberly Spencer, spencer.kimberly@dol.gov or Natasha Cordle, cordle.natasha@dol.gov, or 304-256-3252 as soon as possible if you would like to be put on a waiting list for housing.  Any requests for lodging or meal waivers should be made as soon as possible via email to Dr. Michael Faughnan, Faughnan.Michael.J@dol.gov with a courtesy copy to Kim Spencer, spencer.kimberly@dol.gov and Natasha Cordle, cordle.natasha@dol.gov.  Attached is a listing of hotels in the area surrounding the Academy.

The 2019 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 2019 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 Erica Warren at warren.erica@dol.gov or 606-546-5123 ext. 124.