40th Anniversary of the National Mine Health and Safety Academy

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