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2017 Coal Mine Rescue Contests

We've identified 249 successful rescues and 99 incidents of rescuer death.


National Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench, and Preshift Contest

State Championships
Alabama
Illinois
Indiana
Ohio
Virginia Governor's Cup
West Virginia

Skills Competitions
MTTC Pennsylvania Skills
SIC-IECC Skills

Tests & Practice
2017 Written Exams
All Written Exams
  Local Competitions
Colorado
Energy Expo (Clinton, VA)
Harlan County Safety Days
Kentucky DMS
Kentucky Mining Institute
Kentucky River
Metinvest Intra Company
NMRA Post 1 (Bluefield, WV)
NMRA Post 5 (Morgantown, WV)
NMRA Post 6 (Moundsville, WV)
NMRA Post 11 (Madisonville, KY)
Rocky Mountain Association (Price, UT)
Southern West Virginia
Tennessee (Cove Lake)
Virginia Mining Institute
Western Kentucky Mining Institute


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

HTML icon imageWeb Page
PPT icon imagePowerPoint
Excel icon imageMS Excel
MS Word icon imageMS Word
Video icon imageVideo
Photo icon imagePhoto
PDF icon imageAdobe PDF
News icon imageNews


Coal Statements of Fact  PDF icon image

Online Practice Exams
Group A Group B
Quiz No. 1 Quiz No. 1
Quiz No. 2 Quiz No. 2
Quiz No. 3 Quiz No. 3
Quiz No. 4 Quiz No. 4
Quiz No. 5 Quiz No. 5
Group A Answers MS Word icon image Group B Answers MS Word icon image


Mine Safety and Health Administration

National Mine Rescue, First Aid, Bench, and Preshift Contest
National Mine Academy
Beaver, West Virginia
September 1114, 2017

Media
PDF icon imageNational Coal Contest Program  (1.4 Mb)
PDF icon imageNational Coal Contest Results  (1.2 Mb)
HTML icon imageHMRA Facebook Page  
HTML icon imagePast National Contest Champions

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.5 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (7.0 Mb)
MS Word icon imageDay 2 Problem Changes

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (5.0 Mb)


NMRA logo
Post 1

NMRA Post 1 Contest
Bluefield, West Virginia
May 20, 2017

Media
HTML icon imageNMRA Facebook Page  

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem


NMRA logo
Post 5

West Virginia State and NMRA Post 5 Mine Rescue Contest
Morgantown, West Virginia
August 2017

Media
HTML icon imageNMRA Facebook Page  

Mine Rescue
MS Word icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.3 Mb)
MS Word icon imageDay 1 Placard Error Correction
MS Word icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (1.7 Mb)
MS Word icon imageWritten Test Questions (both days)

Bench
MS Word icon imageDrager BG4 Contest Problem  (1.5 Mb)
MS Word icon imageBioPak 240R Contest Problem
MS Word icon imageWritten Test Questions (BioPak)

Preshift
MS Word icon imageContest Problem  (5.1 Mb)


NMRA logo
Post 6

NMRA Post 6 Contest
Moundsville, West Virginia
June 13-15, 2017

Media
HTML icon imageNMRA Facebook Page  

Mine Rescue
MS Word icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.2 Mb)
MS Word icon imagePlacards Day 1
MS Word icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (1.5 Mb)
MS Word icon imagePlacards Day 2
MS Word icon imageWritten Test Questions

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Bench
MS Word icon imageContest Problem - BioPak 240-R

Preshift
MS Word icon imageContest Problem  (7.2 Mb)
MS Word icon imageProblem Placards


NMRA logo
Post 11

NMRA Post 11 Contest
Madisonville, Kentucky
May 4, 2017

Media
HTML icon imageNMRA Facebook Page  

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem


WKMI Mine Rescue Contest
Madisonville, Kentucky
May 2425, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem

First Aid
MS Word icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem
Excel icon imageKY State Judges' Check-off List
Excel icon imageNational Judges' Check-off List
Excel icon imageKY State Scorecard
Excel icon imageNational Scorecard


Kentucky River Mine Rescue Contest
Hazard, Kentucky
June 13-15, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (3.1 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 1
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (3.4 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 2
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 1
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 2

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (2.0 Mb)


Harlan County Mine Rescue Contest
Cumberland, Kentucky
July 25-27, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (2.8 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (2.8 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 1
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 2
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 1
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 2

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.3 Mb)
MS Word icon imageJudging Guidance

Preshift
MS Word icon imageContest Problem  (1.4 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam


Southern West Virginia Mine Rescue Contest
National Mine Academy
Beaver, WV
August 2831, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.8 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (2.1 Mb)


Metinvest Intra Company Contest
October 6, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (8.8 Mb)


Kentucky DMS Mine Rescue Contest
Prestonsburg, Kentucky
April 19-20, 2017

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


MTTC Pennsylvania Skills Contest
Ruff Creek, Pennsylvania
April 20, 2017

Mine Rescue
PPT icon imageContest Problem  (1.3 Mb)


SIC-IECC Skills Contest
Southeastern Illinois College
Harrisburg, Illinois
June 13-14, 2017

Mine Rescue
MS Word icon imageContest Problem


Alabama State Mine Rescue Contest
Sumiton, Alabama
May 15-18, 2017

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


VA Governor's Cup Mine Rescue Contest
Wise, Virginia
June 1, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Indiana State Mine Rescue Contest
Vincennes, Indiana
June 6-8, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (2.6 Mb)
MS Word icon imageContest Problem Correction

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.7 Mb)


Tennessee Mine Rescue Contest
Cove Lake, Tennessee
June 6-8, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (2.9 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (3.3 Mb)
PPT icon imageContest Placards Day 1
PPT icon imageContest Placards Day 2
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 1
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam Day 2

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem  (1.7 Mb)


Rocky Mountain Mine Rescue Contest
Price, Utah
June 6-8, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.4 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 1
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2  (1.7 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards Day 2

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Colorado Mine Rescue Contest
Craig, Colorado
July 1013, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 1  (1.2 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem Day 2

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem Complete


Ohio State Mine Rescue Contest
Cadiz, Ohio
June 27-29, 2017

Mine Rescue
MS Word icon imageContest Problem  (1.0 Mb)
MS Word icon imageScale Map
MS Word icon imagePlacards
MS Word icon imageWritten Test Questions


VA Mining Institute Mine Rescue Contest
Blacksburg, Virginia
August 8-10, 2017

Mine Rescue
MS Word icon imageContest Problem - Day 1  (10.8 Mb)
MS Word icon imageContest Problem - Day 2  (8.9 Mb)


Kentucky Mining Institute Mine Rescue Contest
Lexington, Kentucky
August 2225, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem - Day 1  (3.0 Mb)
PDF icon imageContest Problem - Day 2  (2.5 Mb)
PPT icon imagePlacards - Day 1
PPT icon imagePlacards - Day 2
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam - Day 1
MS Word icon imageWritten Exam - Day 2

First Aid
PDF icon imageContest Problem

Preshift
PDF icon imageContest Problem


Illinois State Mine Rescue Contest
Marion, Illinois
August 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem
MS Word icon imageMap Error Correction


Energy Expo Mine Rescue Contest
Clinton, Virginia
October 5, 2017

Mine Rescue
PDF icon imageContest Problem


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