D.O.L. Mine Safety & Health Admin. Awards $250,000 in 2018 Brookwood-Sago Grants

September 29, 2018

ARLINGTON, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor's Mine Safety and Health Administration announced today the award of $250,000 to four organizations to develop and conduct training programs that support the recognition and prevention of safety and health hazards in underground mines.

A provision in the Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 established the Brookwood-Sago grant program to promote mine safety while honoring the 25 miners who died in Brookwood, Alabama, in 2001, at the Jim Walter Resources #5 mine, and in Buchannon, West Virginia, in 2006, at the Sago Mine.

The recipients of the Fiscal Year 2018 grants are:

  • United Mine Workers of America Career Centers Inc. in Prosperity, Pennsylvania, is receiving $50,000 to develop a video and companion training documents to better prepare responsible persons for Mine Emergency Response Development exercises.

  • Pennsylvania State University in State College, Pennsylvania, is receiving $50,000 to plan, design, develop, and evaluate a three-module training program that will enhance safety regarding inspecting, working around, and performing maintenance on conveyor belts.

  • West Virginia University Research Corporation in Morgantown, West Virginia, is receiving $52,146.50 to provide emergency prevention and preparedness training to coal miners and coal mine operators in the areas of self-contained self-rescuer expectations and mine rescue.

  • Rend Lake College in Ina, Illinois, is receiving $97,853.50 to train and prepare coal miners for mine emergencies in anticipation of predicted growth in the region.

Agency

 

Mine Safety & Health Administration

Date

 

September 28, 2018

Release Number

 

18-1569-NAT

Source: https://www.dol.gov/newsroom/releases/msha/msha20180928

 

 

Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

New Coaches Train with Red White Blue CPR!

September 29, 2018

1/4
Please reload

Recent Posts

September 2, 2019

Please reload

813-453-3692
  • Yelp Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

Contact Us

Red White Blue CPR LLC at

Dade City Business Ctr

15000 Citrus Country Dr., Suite 402

Dade City, FL 33523

 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 1761

Zephyrhills, FL 33539

info@redwhitebluecpr.com

813-453-3692

Cash Accepted

Our Location

Find Us

Redwhitebluecpr.com Copyright 2017