** SPECIAL NOTICE **
Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic all Division of Mine Safety Branch Offices will be closed to the public until further notice.
For assistance and information, please refer to the contacts noted;
Frankfort Office / Phone: 502-573-0140 / FAX: 502-564-4245
Harlan Branch Office / Phone: 606-573-1260 / FAX: 606-573-1265
Counties served: Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Lee, Leslie, Owsley, Pulaski and Whitley
Hazard Branch Office / Phone: 606-435-6079 / FAX: 606-435-6078
Counties served: Breathitt, Estill, Knott, Letcher, Madison, Perry, Powell and Wolfe
Madisonville Branch Office / Phone: 270-824-7523 / FAX: 270-824-7526
Counties served; Christian, Daviess, Henderson, Hopkins, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union and Webster
Pikeville Branch Office / Phone: 606-433-7742 / FAX: 606-433-7763
Counties served: Breathitt, Carter, Elliott, Floyd, Greenup, Johnson, Knott, Lawrence, Magoffin, Martin, Morgan, Pike and Rowan
Training Extension Memorandum - Please see the attached memo related to an extension of the Division's miner training due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
** MEETING CANCELLATION **
Please be aware – due to the COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with the practice of preventative measures, the Mine Safety Review Commission (MSRC) meeting scheduled for Thursday, March 19, 2020, has been cancelled. The next meeting date has not yet been determined. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact Beth Spivey-Minch, Division of Mine Safety and Mine Safety Review Commission, Energy and Environment Cabinet, Department for Natural Resources at 502-782-6711.
The mission of the Division of Mine Safety is to protect the health and safety of the miner through inspections, training, education and the analyst process, that is the only one of its kind in the nation. We intend to meet these objectives by partnering with the industry through inspections, training sessions and observing miners on the job for risk exposure.
Safety, training and enforcement help to make Kentucky coal mines safe for all miners. Keeping this at the forefront of the Divisions endeavors, Mine Safety will continue its efforts in protecting the coal industries number one resource, The Miner.