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District Home Pages

District 1 - Anthracite coal mining regions in Pennsylvania District 2 - Bituminous coal mining regions in Pennsylvania District 3 - Maryland, Ohio, and Northern West Virginia District 4 - Southern West Virginia District 5 - Virginia District 6 - Eastern Kentucky District 7 - Central Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee District 8 - Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Missouri, and Wisconsin District 9 - All States west of the Mississippi River, except for Minnesota, Iowa, and Southern Missouri District 10 - Western Kentucky District 11 - Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands
Immediately Reportable Accidents
    All mine operators are required to immediately call MSHA’s toll free number at 1-800-746-1553 to report an immediately reportable accident or emergency to MSHA. Mine operators must call immediately when an accident has occurred or has been determined to have occurred, but no later than 15 minutes from the time of the occurrence or determination of the occurrence.


Text Version of Districts Map Above

District 1 (Anthracite coal mining regions in Pennsylvania)
District 2 (Bituminous coal mining regions in Pennsylvania)
District 3 (Maryland, Ohio, and Northern West Virginia)
District 4 (Southern West Virginia)
District 5 (Virginia)
District 6 (Eastern Kentucky)
District 7 (Central Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee)
District 8 (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Northern Missouri and Wisconsin)
District 9 (All States west of the Mississippi River, except for Minnesota, Iowa, and Northern Missouri)
District 10 (Western Kentucky)
District 11 (Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands)



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