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West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training

    Training Materials and Programs

Date this page was last updated:  07/09/2019

For information on any of the resources and or programs listed below, contact your Regional Office.


  Mine Safety Training Materials

The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training offers a number of  multimedia training materials on a variety of mining related subjects.

Miner Training Programs

40 Hour (Surface) and 80 Hour (Underground) Apprentice Miner Program CDs 

Click this link to download: 2019 - 2021 Continuing Education - Underground Mine Foremen
Two year required training for all underground mine foreman
(the file is large and takes several minutes to download)

Clear Cutting Program

Required training program for employees of companies engaged in clear cutting.

Click this link to download: Rivermen Training
Training program for employees of river load-out facilities
(the file is large and takes several minutes to download)

Truck Driver Program

Coal truck drive certification program.

Deep Cut Mining Program

This is a program developed by MHS&T staff designed to assist the miner operator in achieving the safest operating position.  This program will assist in properly training the continuous mining machine crew and haulage personnel in the correct operation of remote controlled continuous mining machines. 

 


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