The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 46 New Miner Training course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements to keep employees safe while working at a mine. MSHA Part 46 regulations require new miners, or first-time workers to complete a minimum of 24-Hours of Training prior to entering one of the following mine sites:
Part 46 applies to the following types of mines: sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, surface limestone, colloidal phosphate, or shell dredging operations. Other mines included are: surface marble, granite, sandstone, slate, shale, traprock, kaolin, cement, feldspar, or lime operations.
Upon completion of this course, successful students will demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the hazards associated with working at a mine site and be able to minimize the risks.
The MSHA Part 46 New Miner Training course will cover the following topics:
Attendees will be required to attend full learning hours and achieve a passing score on all tests and assessments. On successful completion of this New Miner Training, students will receive a 5000-23 MSHA certificate which is valid for 12 months.
New Miners or First-Time Workers who are exposed to the hazards of mining operations.
Part 46 Refresher training will be required on an annual basis.
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