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Bureau of Mine Safety


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

Colvin C. Carson, Director
Bureau of Mine Safety
131 Broadview Road
New Stanton, PA 15672
Phone: 724.404.3143 or 724.404.3139 (between 8 am and 4 pm)
724.812.2765 (Emergency and after hours)
Fax: 724.925.5551

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

Anthracite And Industrial Minerals Underground Mine Official, Shaft Slope and Storage Mine Foreman Training