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2020 Independent Contactor Certificate of Approval Extension Application

2020 Underground and Surface Certificate of Approval Extension Application

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Industry Notice: West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training - Suspension of W.Va. Code R. 56-19-5.4 and 5.5 

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, any retraining's or other certifications needing renewed in the months of March or April are being granted an extension until May 1, 2020.

FAMILY FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT POLICY

March 18, 2020 - WVOMHST COOP PLAN

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, and out of an abundance of caution, all WVOMHST offices will be closed to the public until further notice.

For assistance and information, please refer to the contact list below:

Director Eugene White
     (C) 304-228-4063 (H) 304-854-0454

Deputy Director John Kinder
     (C) 304-890-3841 (H) 304-854-2327

Administrator Danny Cook
     (C) 304-785-0191 (H) 304-369-6434

Mine Rescue Coordinator Jim Hodges
     (C) 304-573-5745 (H) 304-854-0745

Westover IAL Ed Peddicord: 304-228-4060

Westover Asst IAL John Meadows: 304-228-4065

Welch IAL Ben Hamilton: 304-951-1854

Welch Asst IAL Janice Martin: 304-800-1183

Danville IAL Wayne Pauley: 304-993-5677

Danville Asst IAL Mike Pack: 304-890-1677

Oak Hill IAL Kenny Browning: 304-228-4061

Oak Hill Asst IAL Bobbie Harper: 304-765-2157

Mine Emergency Notification: 1-866-987-2338

Anonymous Mine Safety Tips/Safety Complaints: 1-877-344-9757

Mining and Industrial Tip Line: 1-866-808-0875

New Office Location for Region 4
337 Industrial Drive
Oak Hill, WV 25901


Please contact your Regional office with any questions you may have regarding your certifications.

The Charleston office only issues Safety Sensitive and duplicate certification cards

West Virginia Miner Memorial Video

Fatal Summary  Report 1997 - 2019   (PDF Format)

Substance Abuse - WARNING 12/12/2019
Substance Abuse Reporting must be submitted to the following:
John Boothroyd, Danny Cook JC Egnor, and Barry Koerber

NOTICE OF PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Comments may be mailed or emailed to:
Mallory Yates Hicks
106 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
Email:
Mallory.K.Yates@wv.gov

TITLE-SERIES 36-18
THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF EQUIPMENT

TITLE-SERIES 36-57
RULES GOVERNING PROXIMITY DETECTION SYSTEMS AND HAULAGE SAFETY GENERALLY

TITLE-SERIES: 36-01
RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING APPROVALS AND PERMITS, EXPLOSIVES AND VENTILATION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF SHAFT AND/OR SLOPE OPERATIONS IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

TITLE-SERIES: 36-03
RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE CERTIFICATION AND STATUTORY DUTIES OF SHAFT AND/OR SLOPE SUPERINTENDENT EXAMINER FOREMAN AND EXAMINER FORMAN
 

TITLE-SERIES: 36-04
RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING THE MOVEMENT OF MINING EQUIPMENT WITHIN COAL MINES IN THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA

TITLE-SERIES: 36-06
LONGWALL MINING

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Governor Jim Justice

West Virginia Department of Commerce
Ed Gaunch, Secretary

Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training
Eugene White, Director
Johnny Kinder, Deputy Director

MHST MEDIA REQUEST CONTACT:
Lawrence Messina
Office:   (304) 957-2515
Mobile: (304) 205-3037
Lawrence.C.Messina@wv.gov

REMEMBER
One Call Does NOT Do It All

Mine Emergency Notification
Phone Number:
1-866-987-2338


Anonymous Mine Safety Tips
Safety Complaints
1-877-344-9757

Mining and Industrial Tip Line
1-866-808-0875

Do You Know a coal miner who would like to become a WV State Mine Inspector or Safety Instructor?  Go to this page for more information.

The West Virginia Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training is responsible for the enforcement of the West Virginia Mine Safety Laws and Regulations (Chapter 22A Code of WV).  Learn more about our agency from our Informational page or from our Agency Mission Statement page.

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MHST Mine Rescue Team Training at WVU Extension Service

PRESTIGIOUS SAFETY AWARD WINNERS

2019 Eustace E. Frederick Milestones
of Safety Award presented
November 13, 2019 Co-Winners
ACI Tygart Valley - Leer Mine 
Ohio County Coal Company - Ohio County Mine

2019 Bart B. Lay, Jr. Milestones
of Safety Award presented
November 13, 2019  to:
Coal Mac LLC - Holden #22 Surface

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