24-Hour Part 48 New Miner

The Mine Act, known as the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 as well, is part of the regulatory framework that is contained in the Code of Federal Regulations. MSHA Part 48 is an essential component of this regulatory system. The mandate for health and safety training requirements for underground and surface miners is laid forth in 30 Code of Federal Regulations Part 48 within this the Mine Act. The Mine Act is also referred to as The LAW.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to train new miners for the hazardous surface mining environment.

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 end of this training program, students will be able to understand following concepts:

Training Modules:

Module 1

Introduction to the Work Environment

Module 2

Self-rescue and Respiratory Devices

Module 3

Transportation and Communication

Module 4

Miners Rights

Module 5

Escape and Emergency Evacuation Plans: Firefighting

Module 6

Ground Control

Module 7

Health Standards

Module 8

Hazard Recognition

Module 9

Electrical Hazards

Module 10

First Aid

Module 11


Module 12


Module 13


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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