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Course Name
MSHA Part 48 for New Miners
3 days
Crosby, TX

 

Training and Retraining of Miners Working at Surface Mines and Surface Areas of Underground Mines

 

The provisions of this subpart B set forth the mandatory requirements for submitting and obtaining approval of programs for training and retraining miners working at surface mines and surface areas of underground mines.

 

Training includes 24 hours of classroom for New Miners with the following topics:

 

  1. Statutory rights of miners and their representatives under the Act; authority and responsibility of supervisors.
  2. Self-rescue and respiratory devices.
  3. Transportation controls and communication systems.
  4. Introduction to work environment.
  5. Escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting.
  6. Ground control; working in areas of highwalls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and night work.
  7. Health.
  8. Hazard recognition.
  9. Electrical hazards.
  10. First-Aid.
  11. Explosives.
  12. Health and safety aspects of the tasks to which the new miner will be assigned.

 

 

Training and Retraining of Miners Working at Surface Mines and Surface Areas of Underground Mines

 

The provisions of this subpart B set forth the mandatory requirements for submitting and obtaining approval of programs for training and retraining miners working at surface mines and surface areas of underground mines.

 

Training includes 24 hours of classroom for New Miners with the following topics:

 

  1. Statutory rights of miners and their representatives under the Act; authority and responsibility of supervisors.
  2. Self-rescue and respiratory devices.
  3. Transportation controls and communication systems.
  4. Introduction to work environment.
  5. Escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting.
  6. Ground control; working in areas of highwalls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and night work.
  7. Health.
  8. Hazard recognition.
  9. Electrical hazards.
  10. First-Aid.
  11. Explosives.
  12. Health and safety aspects of the tasks to which the new miner will be assigned.
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Safety & Health (IUOE)
1 Year
No