Mine Safety Training

Mine rescue and mine emergency training is conducted at your site or at the Edgar Mine Rescue Training Center in Idaho Springs, about 20 minutes west of Denver, through an agreement with the Colorado School of Mines.  Types of training for single or multiple teams include:Photo of classroom training group

  • Realistic underground mine rescue exploration in smoke
  • MSHA-approved mine emergency response drills (MERDs)
  • Regional mine rescue contests and skills competitions
  • Incident command
  • First aid and victim rescue
  • Emergency mine ventilation
  • Confined space
  • Fire training
  • Rope rescue

We can add special types of training such as fire behavior and fire fighting at area Fire Academies, mine emergency training emphasizes team safety, effective communication and organization and critical decision making skills under realistic emergency situations.

To schedule training or for more information, please contact one of our Mine Safety Trainers:

Kim Harvill - Program Assistant
1313 Sherman St. Rm 215
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303.866.3567 x 8123
e-mail: kim.harvill@state.co.us

 

Joe Samek - Inspector/Trainer
1313 Sherman St. Rm 215
Denver, CO 80203
Cell: 303.880.1477
e-mail: joe.samek@state.co.us
Brandon Neal - Inspector/Trainer
1313 Sherman St. Rm 215
Denver, CO 80203
Cell: 303.870.0431
email: brandon.neal@state.co.us