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Bureau of Mine Safety

In response to Governor Tom Wolf's guidance on COVID-19 mitigation, the following Mine Safety Classes and events are canceled:

  • Bituminous Mine Officials Competency Course: May 19, 20, 21

The Bureau of Mine Safety is responsible for the health and safety of miners in all underground mines throughout Pennsylvania.

Richard A. Wagner, P.E., Director

Mailing address: Physical location: Phone and fax numbers:
P.O. Box 133
New Stanton, PA 15672
131 Broadview Road
New Stanton, PA 15672
Phone: 724-404-3143
or 724-925-5500
(Between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.)
724-691-5143 (Emergency and after hours)
Fax: 724-925-5557

To Report Mine Emergencies and Serious Accidents:
Toll Free 1-800-541-2050

In order to accomplish this objective, the bureau engages in the following primary services:

  • Mine Inspection
  • Accident Investigation
  • Engineering and Plan Approval
  • Training of Miners
  • Emergency Response
  • Equipment Approvals
  • Certifications

Bureau of Mine Safety Announcements and Current Training