MSHA Part 46 requires that surface miner safety training should be provided to various types of workers. New miners must complete at least 24 hours of mine safety training to meet MSHA certification training requirements.
The aim of this training program is to train miners to be able to start working at a Part 46 mine. It will also enable them to identify hazards at the mine site, reduce injuries and accidents, and handle emergency response circumstances.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.
training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.
HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.
The training applies to every OSHA employee, who intends to address emergencies disturbing the
sustained operations of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration office. This includes
employees handling hazardous waste material.
At the completion of this training program, students will be able to learn:
Introduction to MSHA
Overview of Surface Mining
Health Hazards in Mining
Electricity, Fire and Explosives
Mining Machinery and Equipment
Materials Handling and Storage
Mining Health and Safety Standards
Quiz will be held at the end of each module to comprehend the knowledge of students about that
module and its relevant aspects. It is mandatory to pass all quizzes to be able to take final