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Pittsburgh Safety and Health Technology Center Pittsburgh Safety and Health
Technology Center

Mine Emergency Operations


Telephone: (412) 386-6936
FAX: (412) 386-5345
Remote Location: Beckley, W.VA
Telephone: (304) 256-3331
FAX: (304) 256-3314
MISSION: Coordinate the on-site activities of MSHA during deployments to mine emergencies.
Deploy and operate the MSHA TS-Probe System during mine emergencies.
Deploy and operate the MSHA Mini-Seismic Systems during mine emergencies and other catastrophic disasters (earthquakes, building collapses, etc.).
Coordinate the activities of the Mine Emergency Unit (MEU) during mine emergencies and recovery operations.


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Information, Links, and Publications

  • Mine Rescue Home Page

  • Mine Emergency Operations Publications

  • Critical Item Checklist for Mine Emergencies


  • MEO Vehicle Information
  • Power Point Version
  • PDF Version