8-Hour Part 48 Refresher

The 8-Hour MSHA 30 CFR 48 Refresher training is specified by the Mine safety and health administration. Personnel involved in various surface mining operations are required to take 8 hours of refresher training on annual basis.

Goals of the Course

This refresher training is designed to meet regulatory requirements of Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 48 and to keep workers safe through a revision of essential protective measures.

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:

By taking this refresher training, students will be able to learn:

Training Modules:

Module 1


Module 2

Obligatory Health and Safety Standards

Module 3

Transportation Controls and Communication Systems

Module 4

Emergency Evacuation Plans including Escape, Fire-warning and Firefighting

Module 5

Roof or Ground Control

Module 6

Electrical Hazards

Module 7


Module 8

Self-Rescue and Respiratory Devices

Module 9

First Aid & General Health

Module 10

Prevention Procedures


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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