West Virginia Office of Miners Health Safety and TrainingMultimedia Resources/Training Materials and Programs
Date this page was last updated: 05/16/2012
For information on any of the resources and or programs listed below, contact Eddie Blake in the Oak Hill Regional Office. (304.469.8100) Note: there is an $8.00 charge for copies of most DVDs.
We are currently preparing an update to the Underground Mine Foreman Continuing Education Program. Should you have suggestions for items to include in the next version of the program, please contact Randy Meadows at the address above.
Mine Safety Training Videos, CD's /DVDs
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
Continuing Education - Underground Mine Foremen
Two year required training for all underground mine foremen.
Clear Cutting Program
Required training program for employees of companies engaged in clear cutting.
Training program for employees of river load-out facilities.
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.
High Voltage Electrical Safety Course CD
This interactive CD is used in conjunction with the High Voltage test panels, recently developed by WVMHS&T and is a component of the revised electrical certification program and was developed in cooperation with West Virginia University Mining Extension Service. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of this CD, contact any WVMHS&T office for details.
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