MSHA Certification Training Online – Part 46 Courses
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OSHAcampus.com has online training packages and individual courses that comply with MSHA requirements for training and retraining miners, specifically Title 30 CFR – Part 46 (regulations for surface miners and surface mining contractors). These training courses, developed by Convergence Training, won a MSHA award for software at the TRAM (Training Resources Applied to Mining) Conference.
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Welcome to the Surface Miner Training curriculum.
Our Surface Miner Training provides over 8 hours of MSHA Part 46 compliancy training. This package includes:
– Over 8 hours of training
– 27 training modules based on MSHA’s Part 46 requirements
– A quick and easy way to deliver required training
– Access to electronic printable tests and answer guides
– Award winning training (1st Place at MSHA’s 2008 TRAM Conference)
This curriculum is designed in compliance with federal requirements to offer miners of all experience levels a useful, comprehensive, and effective training tool. In accordance with federal regulations, this interactive material must be administered in conjunction with supervised, on-site training as part of an approved training plan.
The information provided in this course is based on extensive industry research, insights from experienced miners, and MSHA best practices.
Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with a valuable learning experience that inspires good judgment and safe work habits for many years of safe mining.
This training program is organized as a hierarchy of grouped information based on the Part 46 requirements. Using this slide as an example, the structure is arranged as follows:
Actual training content resides within modules as a series of chapters containing related material ultimately presented in an interactive slide format.
The training content in each module begins with a set of learning objectives and concludes with an interactive and scored knowledge assessment. Other non-scored assessments may be distributed throughout longer modules.
The Surface Miner Training curriculum parallels the required and suggested topics outlined in the Part 46 federal regulations addressing miner training. These key topics are grouped into the following nine activities that make up the Surface Miner Training curriculum:
• Introduction to the Mining Environment
• Hazard Recognition and Avoidance
• Emergency Procedures
• Health and Safety Aspects of Tasks and Operations
• Hazard Reporting Rules and Procedures
• Statutory Rights of Miners
• Line of Authority
• Respiratory Devices
• First Aid
The Introduction to the Mining Environment activity offers an introduction to mining and covers the following information:
• Definition of mining
• Surface mining development, operations, and reclamation
• Physical characteristics of a surface mine
• Typical surface mining equipment
The Hazard Recognition and Avoidance activity provides an overview of hazards common to surface mining operations as well as general steps one can take to avoid them. Here, hazards are defined as situations which result in property damage, illness, serious injury, or death.
Categories of hazards discussed here include the following:
• Environmental hazards
• Equipment hazards
• Physical hazards
• Chemical hazards
The Emergency Procedures activity explains procedures to follow in a mine site during an emergency situation. It will focus on the following topics:
• Types of emergencies
• Emergency procedures
• Fire and firefighting procedures
• Warning signals, evacuation, and reporting
The Health and Safety Aspects of Tasks and Operations activity highlights health and safety standards and best practices for tasks and operations common to surface mines.
Tasks and operational elements covered here include:
• Preventing accidents
• Working around equipment
• Maintaining and repairing equipment
• Working in a confined space
• Working on or near water
• Working at night
• Working with chemicals
• Working with electricity
• Working with explosives
The Hazard Reporting Rules and Procedures activity discusses the general process for reporting hazardous conditions as well as immediately reportable accidents and injuries.
The Statutory Rights of Miners activity outlines the rights of miners and their representatives as granted by the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977.
The Line of Authority activity reviews and describes the general line of authority and responsibilities of supervisors and miners’ representatives. The role and responsibility of designated safety personnel is also discussed.
The Respiratory Devices activity presents information on the proper use and maintenance of the types of respirators commonly used at surface mining operations. It will address the following topics:
• Escape respirators
• Self-contained self-rescuers
The First Aid activity covers a range of first aid topics intended to offer a functional understanding of and responses to common health conditions, injuries, and emergencies. This information is grouped into the following categories:
• First steps for all situations
• First aid for emergencies
• First aid for common injuries
Individual MSHA Training Courses
Certificate of Completion
Upon completion of each individual module, students will be able to access a certificate of completion. The 5000-23 Training form is available for download by clicking the MSHA 5000-23 Certificate of Training Form button above. Generally, the person signing the form is the mine operator or a person acting on behalf of the operator. For example, a company safety official, a trainer employed or contracted by the operator, or a cooperative instructor (such as, a state grantee). 360training.com does NOT sign the 5000-23 form.
The following is a link to MSHA’s website which provides instructions and requirements for filling out the 5000-23 or equivalent forms correctly: http://www.msha.gov/forms/523INSTR.htm
- MSHA Part 46 Compliance Guide – Here’s a link to MSHA’s online guide for Part 46.
- Mine Safety and Help Network – Provides MSHA help from a legal perspective.
Training Plan Resources
Our training partner Convergence Training offers Training Plans in a downloadable format to help organize your employee training.
Link to MSHA’s Training Plan Guide – Here’s a PDF of MSHA’s Training Plan Guide: http://www.msha.gov/TRAINING/PART46/PT46SKMODEL.pdf
Link to MSHA Online Training Plan Advisor – MSHA provides an online Training Plan creation tool that also allows you to submit the finished output online. Be prepared. It may take a while to get through: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/msha_train.htm