MSHA Part 48 (B) Annual Refresher Training Course


This Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 48 Annual Refresher course is designed to meet all regulatory requirements. The MSHA Part 48 regulations require workers to complete a minimum of 8-Hours of Part 48 Surface Miner refresher training every year.

* Please Note - this course WILL NOT fulfil the training requirements of the Part 46 course. *


Upon completion of this miners' safety 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 48 Annual Refresher course will cover the following topics:

  • Mandatory Health and Safety Standards
  • Transportation Controls and Communication Systems
  • Escape and Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Ground Control; Working in Areas of Highwalls, Water Hazards, Pits and Spoil Banks; Illumination and Night Work
  • First Aid Methods
  • Electrical Risks
  • Accident Prevention
  • Dust and Noise Health
  • Explosives
  • Self-Rescue and Respiratory Devices


Attendees will be required to attend full learning hours and achieve a passing score on all tests and assessments.  On successful completion of this Miner Training, students will receive a 5000-23 MSHA certificate which is valid for 12 months.

Who Should Attend?

New Miners, maintenance personnel, independent contractors, manufacturers field representatives of anyone exposed to the hazards of mining operations who hold a current, in-date P46 certificate and require a refresher.

Suggested Progression

Part 48 refresher training will be required on an annual basis.


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Only those delegates who have passed the MSHA P48 New Miner training course, or a previous MSHA P48 Annual Refresher course in the last 12 months, are eligible to attend this 8-hour annual refresher training .
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