24-Hour Part 46 New Miner

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.

Goals of the Course

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.

Audience Specified

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.

Learning Outcome:

At the completion of this training program, students will be able to learn:

Training Modules:

Module 1

Introduction to MSHA

Module 2

Overview of Surface Mining

Module 3

Health Hazards in Mining

Module 4

Hazard Communication

Module 5

Electricity, Fire and Explosives

Module 6

Mining Machinery and Equipment

Module 7

Materials Handling and Storage

Module 8

Mining Health and Safety Standards

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

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

Examinable Features

Completion time

Students are expected to complete all modules and pass final exam within 6 months of the initial registration
to receive course credits. A re-registration with complete course fee will be required after the expiration of this time period.
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