Industrial & Mine Safety Training

OSHA & MSHA Training

New River Safety offers courses to obtain Surface and Underground mining certifications, EMT-M certification, Mine Foreman training, retraining, and OSHA general safety courses.   Customized on-site training for companies, and courses for individuals are available.

Available Courses

Why Choose NRS?

 New River Safety’s courses provide up-to-date training for Surface Mining, Underground Mining,  MSHA and OSHA certifications, in addition to a variety of consulting , inspection, planning, and preparation services.


  • Serving WV, KY,OH,PA,TN, VA & More
  • Experienced Instructors
  • DOT & Non-DOT Drug Testing
  • Safety Audits
  • Safety Plans
  • OSHA Safety Training
  • Dust Sampling & Calibration
  • Respirator Fit Testing
  • SCSR Shake Test
  • Methane Detector Calibration
  • Electrical Inspections

Classes & Certifications

  • State Underground & Surface Miner Certification
  • Federal Underground & Surface Miner Certification 
  • EMT-M Certification
  • Mining Electrician Certification
  • Mine Foreman Training
  • Mine Fire Safety / Smoke Training
  • Annual Refresher Training & Re-certifications
  • AED / First Aid / CPR Training
  • Group Training & Certifications
  • Customized Programs Available


Drug Testing

Classes Available In WV, KY, PA, OH, TN, & More

Locations & Instructors

New River Safety’s training facility in Belle WV offers classes to individuals and organizations.  On-Site training is available for companies in WV, OH, and KY.

40 Hour Surface Apprenticeship Certification

All surface miners must complete a 40-hour training course. This course is designed to help the new miner identify hazards in the workplace and understand the surface mining process.

80 Hour Underground Apprenticeship Certification

Underground miners must complete an 80-hour training course. This course is designed to help the new miner identify hazards in the workplace and understand the surface mining process.

Mine Foreman Training

This course is designed to help certified miners obtain their foreman certification.

Electrician Apprenticeship Certification

To qualify for the apprentice electrician card, an individual must be a certified coal miner. Also, the individual must attend an 8-hour class on the hazards of electricity. The coal miner must be 18-years old to qualify for the apprentice electrician card. Another important requirement is that the individual coal miner must enroll in an approved electrical training program.

First Aid & CPR Training
EMT-M Certification
MSHA Fire Safety & Smoke Training
A Word

From Our Managing Member

” New River Safety is committed to providing the highest level of safety training to enable workers to work safe and return home to their families every day.  We truly believe in our motto:  SAFETY FIRST”

– Mike Casey


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