Mine Rescue Contests

Mine Rescue conetstants team members solving a hypothetical problem while being timed and observed by judges according to complex rules

Mine rescue contests are designed to sharpen skills and test the knowledge of team members who would be called on to respond to a mine emergency. The contest requires team members to solve a hypothetical problem while being timed and observed by judges according to complex rules.

Metal/Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contests

For 2020

For 2019


Contest Problems

     

    Coal Mine Rescue Contests

    For 2020

    • Local Contest Listing
    • The 2020 Coal Mine Rescue Rules training and the meeting in regards to the “future format” of mine rescue competitions that were scheduled to be conducted on April 1 & 2 at the National Mine Health & Safety Academy in Beckley, WV are cancelled due to the continuing precautions being taken regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.  Although there are minimal changes to the rules this year, please review them and if you have any questions or concerns, email Ron Burns at Burns.Ronald@dol.gov by April 15, 2020. 

    Contest Rules

    Bench Resources

    For 2019

    Contest Rules

    Contest Results 

    Bench Resources

    Scorecards:

    Mine Rescue:

    ​First Aid:

    Bench:

    Preshift:

    Mine Rescue Skills:


    Contest Problems