Curt Cooley is a Battalion Chief/Training Officer/EMT-I for Bridger Valley Fire and Ambulance. He is also the Team Captain/First Aid Captain for TaTa Chemicals which is one of the largest trona producing mines in southwest Wyoming.
He has been affiliated with Bridger Valley Fire for 14 years as a volunteer and has been a part of the Mine Rescue team for 15 years while holding different positions on the team and working in different aspects of the mining industry. He received two AAS degrees, one in Fire Science from Casper College and one in Electrical Technology from WWCC.
He enjoys spending time with his family—a 10-year-old daughter, Sage, 5-year-old son, Daxten, and his wife Breezy, who also shares the love of helping people by being an EMT-I. Together they ride horses, dirt bikes, snow machines and visit different baseball parks across the United States.
The world of mining is a dangerous place, both on the surface and underground. Mining laws and regulations are in place to help minimize danger and to protect employees, however, it has not always been this way. Danger has the opportunity to present itself on the surface as well as underground! This presentation will focus […]