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Division of Mine Safety
Mine Rescue

The Division of Mine Safety has a long and proud history of providing mine rescue services for underground mining operations in Kentucky. It is important that every miner in the Commonwealth know that should a mine rescue event occur while they are in the mine, Kentucky mine rescue teams are ready to respond to any emergency. 

The Division of Mine Safety has four branch offices located across the state with the main office located in Frankfort. The branch offices are in MadisonvilleHarlan, Pikeville and Hazard. Each mine rescue station includes state-of-the-art mine rescue equipment and a mine rescue team comprised of Division of Mine Safety personnel.  

For more information, please contact the Division of Mine Safety at:

300 Sower Boulevard
P.O. Box 2244
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: 502-573-0140
Fax: 502-564-4246


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24-Hour Emergency Toll-Free Number 
Whenever a serious physical injury or loss of life occurs in a mine or in the machinery connected therewith the mine foreman in charge of the mine or his designee, shall within 15 minutes of having actual knowledge of the occurrence and access to the communication system give notice to the division.

1-877-MINE-911   1-877-646-3911