Photo Gallery: MSHA Rescue Exercise
(May 9, 2012)
- A newly installed state-of-the-art communications system enables MSHA's John Urosek (left), Assistant Secretary Joseph Main and Jeff Kravitz to study the video image of a mine map in the mobile command vehicle.
- MSHA Assistant Secretary Joseph Main (right) offers his support to a mine rescue team member.
- A mine rescue team tests its skills fighting a fire.
- Dense smoke hampers a mine rescuer's attempts to advance in the simulated mine laboratory.
- Miners lift an 'injured' miner onto a stretcher during mine rescue competition.
- MSHA's mine rescue robot can travel underground to areas unsafe for miners.