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2014 Coal Mine Rescue Contests

Including thirty-two (32) on-line tests you can take

State Championships
• Alabama (1)
• Illinois
• Indiana
• Kentucky Mining Institute
• Pennsylvania
• Virginia Governor's Cup

Skills Competitions
• Kentucky Coal Academy Regional Skills
• MTTC Pennsylvania Skills
• National Skills Championship
• Ohio State MERD Exercise
• Southeast Illinois Skills
• West Virginia Alliance/Beckley Skills

Tests, Practice & Photos
• 2014 Written Coal Exams
• All Written Exams
• Practice Mine Rescue Problems
• Online Practice Tests (28)
• Mine Rescue Team Photos
  Local Competitions
• Colorado Mine Rescue Association
• Four Corners
• Harlan County Safety Days
• Hatfield & McCoy Mine Safety Contest
• Kentucky Coal Academy Preshift Contest
• Kentucky OMSL
• Kentucky River
• NMRA Post 1 (Bluefield, WV)
• NMRA Post 5 (Morgantown, WV)
• NMRA Post 6 (Moundsville, WV) (3)
• NMRA Post 11 (Prestonsburg, KY)
• Robert Earl Jones
• Rocky Mountain Association
• Southern West Virginia
• Virginia Mining Institute
• Western Kentucky Mining Institute

Company Contests
• Walter Energy


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Files contributed by Harry Lovely, Morton Salt, Grand River, Ohio
and Danny Knott, Kentucky Coal Academy, Versailles, Kentucky.

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Mine Rescue Statements of Fact

Learning suggestion: Have your team members write out the statements of fact by hand (or type) and/or make up their own sample test questions.  The results may amaze you.  Make your "A" Card clean in 2014.

2014 Mine Rescue Statements of Fact
100 Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (DM)
10 Multiple Choice Questions (only) (JA)
Each quiz below contains 25 questions
Quiz No. 1
Quiz No. 2
Quiz No. 3
Quiz No. 4
Quiz No. 5
Quiz No. 6
Quiz No. 7
Quiz No. 8
Quizzes 3-6 were derived from NEW 2014 statements
The Q&A in quizzes 5-8 were contributed by DM
Benchman Statements of Fact
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Drδger BG4 Statements of Fact
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Biomarine 240R Statements of Fact
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Biomarine 240S Statements of Fact
Previous breathing apparatus test questions used and online quizzes can be found at the Mine Rescue Statements, Tests, and Quizzes page.

Preshift Statements of Fact

Preshift Statements of Fact
100 Multiple Choice Questions & Answers
Each quiz below contains 25 questions
Quiz No. 1
Quiz No. 2
Quiz No. 3
Quiz No. 4

Advanced Mine Rescue Training

PDF icon imageIG-7 - Advanced Mine Rescue Training  (11.8 Mb)
PDF icon imageIG-7a - Advanced Skills Training  (338 Kb)
The IG-7 & IG-7a manuals are source documents in Skills competitions.  (more)
Visit here for more Mine Gas Testing and Ventilation resources.
Each quiz below contains 25 questions
Quiz No. 1
Quiz No. 2
Visit here for reference documents, gas charts, and ten (10) additional online quizzes pertaining to mine gases.

First Aid Statements of Fact

100 Multiple Choice Questions & Answers
Each quiz below contains 25 questions
Questions from the 2013 Coal First Aid Rules
Quiz No. 1
Quiz No. 2
Quiz No. 3
Quiz No. 4
See Emergency Care I for more Q&A from Brady's First Responder (8th Edition).


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Post 1

NMRA Post 1 Mine Rescue Contest
Bluefield, West Virginia
May 2014

Media
News icon imageNews Article
News icon imageNews Article and Photos

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (9.0 Mb)


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Post 5

NMRA Post 5 Mine Rescue Contest
Morgantown, West Virginia
August 12-14, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageJudges' Briefing Day 1  (5.4 Mb)
PDF icon imageJudges' Briefing Day 2  (5.7 Mb)


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Post 6

Ohio Valley Mine Rescue Contest
NMRA Post 6
Moundsville, West Virginia
June 3-5, 2014

Registration
Contest Notice
Registration Form

Media
News icon imageContest News
Contest Results  (6.5 Mb)

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem  (1.3 Mb)
Written Test Questions  [take this test]
Placards

Bench
BioPak 240R Contest Problem  (1.5 Mb)
BioPak 240R Test Questions  [take this test]
BG4 Contest Problem

Preshift
Contest Problem
Placards
Written Test Questions  [take this test]


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Post 11

NMRA Post 11 Mine Rescue Contest
Madisonville, Kentucky
May 2, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.0 Mb)


Colorado Mine Rescue Association
Four Corners Mine Rescue Contest
Farmington, New Mexico
April 22-24, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (6.0 Mb)
PDF icon imagePlacards

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.5 Mb)


Walter Energy Mine Rescue Contest
Birmingham, Alabama
May 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (2.1 Mb)
Written Test Questions

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.0 Mb)


Western Kentucky Mining Institute
Mine Rescue Contest
Madisonville, Kentucky
May 21-22, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.4 Mb)


Kentucky Coal Academy Skills Contest
Madison, Kentucky
April 10, 2014

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem  (2.9 Mb)


Rocky Mt. Association Mine Rescue Contest
Price, Utah
June 17-19, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.6 Mb)
Placards

Preshift
Contest Problem Map
Date & Initial Map
Contestant's Map
Judges' Information & Scoring
Judges' Exam Record
Ventilation Plan

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Harlan County Safety Days Contest
Cumberland, Kentucky
July 22-24, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageDay 1 Contest Problem  (1.3 Mb)
PDF icon imageDay 2 Contest Problem  (1.3 Mb)

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem
PDF icon imageSkills Station Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem Map
PDF icon imageVentilation Map
PDF icon imageProblem Statement
PDF icon imageAir Reading
PDF icon imagePreshift Record
PDF icon imageRoof Control Plan


Hatfield & McCoy Mine Safety Contest
Pikeville, Kentucky
July 15-17, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageDay 1 Contest Problem  (1.4 Mb)
PDF icon imageDay 2 Contest Problem  (1.2 Mb)

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem
PDF icon imageSkills Station Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Pennsylvania State Mine Rescue Contest
Carmichaels, Pennsylvania
August 19-21, 2014

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem
Additional Information

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem
Written Test Questions
Written Test Answers


Illinois State Mine Rescue Contest
Marion, Illinois
September 10, 2014

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem  (3.2 Mb)
Superintendent's Statement
Problem Statement
Patient's Statement
RA Statement


Mine Rescue Team Photos

Photo icon imageRobert Earl Jones Contest  News
White County Coal's Pattiki Team  [1st]
Peabody Energy's Wildcat Hills Team  [2nd]
Peabody Energy's Gateway Team  [3rd]
Photo icon imageNMRA Post 1 Contest  News
Consol Energy’s Buchanan Black Team  [3rd]
Cliffs Pinnacle White Team  [1st]
Cliffs Pinnacle Blue Team  [2nd]
Consol Energy’s Buchanan Black Team  [3rd]
Photo icon imageAlabama State Contest  News
Cliffs Natural Resources Team  [1st]
Photo icon imageSoutheast Illinois Skills Contest  News
Contest Photos & Winners



Practice Problems

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageJA Practice Problem  (4 missing miners)
TG-PX Practice Problem
DK Practice Problem  (2.9 Mb)


National Rescue Skills Championship
Mining Technology and Training Center
Prosperity, Pennsylvania
October 6-10, 2014

Reference Documents
PDF icon imageFirst Aid SM 3 (2006 Edition)  (2.4 Mb)
National Skills Contest Rules  (1.2 Mb)
PDF icon imageIG-7 - Advanced Mine Rescue Training  (11.8 Mb)
PDF icon imageIG-7a - Advanced Skills Training  (338 Kb)
National Mine Rescue Contest Rules (MSHA)

Media
News icon imageNews and Results


MTTC Pennsylvania Rescue Skills Contest
Mining Technology and Training Center
Prosperity, Pennsylvania
April 21-25, 2014

Registration
Team Registration
Letter to Trainers
See the National Rescue Skills Championship for reference documents and rules used for this competition.
Media
News icon imageContest Results

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem  (2.1 Mb)


VA Mining Institute Mine Rescue Contest
Blacksburg Municipal Park
Blacksburg, Virginia
August 5-7, 2014

Registration
PDF icon imageInvitation and Registration Details  (2.3 Mb)

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.8 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (1.7 Mb)


Kentucky OMSL Mine Rescue Contest
Prestonburg, Kentucky
May 7-8, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2


Robert Earl Jones Mine Rescue Contest
Rend Lake College
Ina, Illinois
May 14, 2014

Media
News icon imageContest News & Results
Photo icon imageContest Photos

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem
Superintendent's Statement
Patient's Dialogue
Refuge Alternative Dialogue
PDF icon imageTeam Map
PDF icon imageTeam Stop Map
PDF icon image1st Ventilation Change
PDF icon image2nd Ventilation Change


Alabama State Mine Rescue Contest
Bevill State Community College
Sumiton, Alabama
May 20-22, 2014

Media
News icon imageContest News & Results

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem Day 1  (3.9 Mb)
Contest Problem Day 2  (4.0 Mb)
PDF icon imageTeam Map Day 2
Day 1 Written Test Questions
Day 1 Written Test Answers
Day 2 Written Test Questions
Day 2 Written Test Answers
Take this combined 20 question test online  *

Preshift
Contest Problem
Judges' Checklist
Blank Report Form
Judges' Completed Report Form


VA Governor's Cup Mine Rescue Contest
Wise, Virginia
May 20-22, 2014

Media
News icon imageContest News & Results

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.5 Mb)
PDF icon imageAdditional Information


West Virginia Alliance
Mine Rescue Skills Contest
Beckley, West Virginia
May 12-16, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem
PDF icon image1st Ventilation Change (Option 1)
PDF icon image1st Ventilation Change (Option 2)
PDF icon image2nd Ventilation Change (Option 1)
PDF icon image2nd Ventilation Change (Option 2)
Superintendent's Statement
Problem Statement
Patient's Statement


Indiana State Mine Rescue Contest
Vincennes, Indiana
June 4-5, 2014

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem


Southeast Illinois Mine Rescue Skills Contest
Harrisburg, Illinois
June 10-11, 2014

Media
News icon imageContest News & Results
Photo icon imageContest Photos

Mine Rescue
Contest Problem


Kentucky River Mine Rescue Contest
Hazard, Kentucky
June 17-19, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem
PDF icon imageSkills Problem


Colorado Mine Rescue Association Contest
Delta, Colorado
July 15-17, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.1 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (1.5 Mb)
Placards Day 1
Placards Day 2


Kentucky Coal Academy Preshift Contest
Madisonville, Kentucky

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem Maps
Problem Statement
Judges' Checklist
Written Test Questions
Written Test Answers


Kentucky Mining Institute Mine Rescue Contest
Lexington, Kentucky
August 20-22, 2014

Media
PDF icon imageContest Results  (1.2 Mb)

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Contest
Beckley, West Virginia
August 25-28, 2014

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (2.4 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (2.4 Mb)


Ohio State MERD Exercise

Mine Rescue
Mine Rescue Problem


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