- Mastering Mine Rescue Skills: The Fallen Heroes Mine Rescue Event
Discover the benefits of the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
In the challenging realm of mine rescue, honing essential skills is crucial to ensure the safety and well-being of miners. The Fallen Heroes Mine Rescue Event, hosted by the Central Appalachia Joseph A Holmes Safety Association in southern West Virginia, brings together teams to showcase ...
- The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training Emerges Victorious in National Mine Rescue Association Bench Competition
Lexington, KY— The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety and Training (WV MHST) proudly announces that Safety Instructor Clinton Craddock placed first in the Kentucky Post No. 2 National Mine Rescue Association’s “Smoke Eaters” Bench Competition.
Craddock is a safety instructor and mine rescue team member of the WV MHST and West Virginia Training and ...
- We Need You – Underground Inspectors, Surface Inspectors, and Safety Instructors are needed at the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety & Training.
- 10 Skill Drills and Trainings Included in the 2022 Fallen Heroes Mine Emergency Response Drill Exercise at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association’s West Virginia, Central Appalachian Council, hosted the 2nd Annual Fallen Heroes Mine Rescue Event August 22-25, 2022.
Two of the four days were hosted at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center in which 12 teams completed a mine emergency response drill which included a series of mine exploration training amongst ...
- WVTCC hosts the Southern WV Mine Rescue Competition
The West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC) hosted the Southern WV Mine Rescue Competition for the second time. The competition started in the ‘60s and has a long legacy of being a competition companies want to participate in.
“The State of West Virginia has helped out tremendously as far as allowing us to use the ...
- Underground inspector and safety instructor exam applications are now being accepted
The West Virginia Board of Coal Mine Health and Safety (MHS&T) is accepting exam applications for underground inspector and safety instructor positions.
Applicants must be a resident of West Virginia and have a minimum of five years of experience in the position for which they plan to test.
Exam applications are available here or ...
- The West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC): The All-In-One Venue
Are you located in the greater Charleston, WV, area?
In need of an industrial-modern venue? We invite you to take a beautiful drive up US119, just 15 minutes past the Southridge Center, to visit the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC).
The WV Center, owned by the West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health Safety and Training, ...
- INDUSTRY NOTICE – ELECTRIC CABLE SAFETY
Industry Notice – Electric Cable Safety
- Top Things to Do Around the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
If you plan on attending a meeting or conference at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center from out of town, you are in for a treat.
You’ll enjoy a beautiful, short, scenic drive from the capital city of Charleston, West Virginia while surrounded by the Appalachian Mountains, quaint small towns, and down-to-earth people that ...
- Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Competition Coming June 30
Community members welcome to attend
The Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Association will host the 67th mine rescue contest at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC), 431 Running Right Way, Julian, in Boone County on Thursday, June 30, 2022, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Seven regional rescue teams plan to participate in the competition ...
- WV MHST Regional Offices and WVTCC function
The West Virginia Office of Miners’ Health, Safety, and Training (WV MHST) consists of three regional offices and the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC), which hosts the former Region 3 office. All offices provide examinations for certifications required by the WV MHST. Regional offices conduct inspections, and investigations of all serious mining accidents, ...
- Everything you need to know about the WVTCC Simulated Mine Lab
Give your team a unique hands-on training experience at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center’s (WVTCC) Simulated Mine Lab. The lab provides a variety of “what-if?” scenarios to help mine rescue emergency response teams, trainers, and rescue services train for emergencies. In this interactive lab, miners can explore and solve various problems they may ...
- 2021 Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Contest showcases student mining skills at the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
In early November, the West Virginia Training and Conference Center (WVTCC) hosted the SME – Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue National Competition for the first time. During the event, teams of students from universities in the tri-state area, University of Kentucky, West Virginia University and Virginia Tech, met at the facility in Boone County to determine ...
- Everything you need to know about the West Virginia Training and Conference Center
When you need a sleek setting to host your banquet, spacious rooms to seat your conference presenters and attendees, an industrial modern venue with state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment and support staff, specially equipped labs that support up to 480 volts of electrical power for electrical training, and an underground simulated mine lab, you can find it ...