A mine rescue team from Missouri University of Science and Technology will compete in the 2014 National Metal and Nonmetal Mine Rescue Contest that will be held Aug. 4-7 in Lexington, Kentucky. Students from Missouri S&T and one other university will compete against 36 professional teams.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will provide the field, written and technical problems for the event. MSHA will also judge the competition and determine the winners. The contest will include four events: field contest, technician team, first aid and team trainer test. Each event includes a written examination.
The following are members of Missouri S&T’s gold team: