This virtual MSHA Part 48 (A) New Miner Training Course will be delivered remotely, using instructor-led online learning. This course content remains the same as classroom-based training, however, you’ll attend a scheduled, interactive class via video conferencing.
Part 48 Subpart A applies to underground work on coal, metal, and non-metal mines.
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Part 48A New Miner Training course is designed to meet the regulatory requirements to keep workers, contractors, and field representatives safe while working at a mine. MSHA Part 48 regulations require workers to complete a minimum of 24-40-Hours of Training prior to working in an underground role at a mine site.
*PLEASE NOTE - THIS COURSE IS ONLY APPLICABLE TO PART 48 SUBPART A AND WILL NOT APPLY TO WORKERS SEEKING SURFACE CERTIFICATION COVERED IN PART 48 SUBPART B*
At the end of this online instructor-led mine safety training course, successful students will demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the hazards associated with working underground at a mine site and be able to minimize the risks.
The virtual MSHA Part 48 (A) 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 planning to work in an underground mine, maintenance personnel, independent contractors, manufacturers field representatives of anyone exposed to the hazards of mining operations.
MSHA - Mine Safety & Health Administration