Surface Miner Training – MSHA Part 46 Courses

The online training Packages and Individual Courses offered below are designed in compliance with MSHA requirements for the training and retraining of miners based on the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations for surface miners and surface mining contractors.

These training courses are recognized by MSHA.

MSHA Courses

MSHA - Accident Prevention

Mines are hazardous environments because of the operational nature of working at a mine. Miners either have to work at various heights or have to be stifled in confined space environments. They are frequently exposed to dangers as falls, slips, lack of oxygen etc. In order to work safely, miners should wear safety gears at all time and...

Course Hours: 3.6 Price: 20

MSHA - Administrative Line of Authority

While there are operational authorities controlling a mine, there are also administrative authorities who's responsibility is to ensure smooth mining operations. This course will familiarize learners with the responsibility of administrative personnel and miner representatives. Course Objectives - Administrative Personnel - Responsib...

Course Hours: 0.15 Price: 20

MSHA - Elements of Electrical Hazards

Working with or around electricity can expose miners and others onsite to a range of hazards such as electric shock, arc flash, and even explosions and toxic chemicals when working with batteries. This course discusses the elements of an effective electrical safety program, testing electrical circuits, and re-energizing safely through ...

Course Hours: 0.61 Price: 20

MSHA - Emergency Procedures

What constitutes an emergency? What actions should miners take in the face of an emergency? More importantly, what are the different types of emergencies that miners need to be aware of. This course will help learners identify different types of emergencies and the various protocols that deal with each of those emergencies. For example...

Course Hours: 0.85 Price: 20

MSHA - Emergency Spill Response

Chemicals used in a mine are lawful and beneficial components, however, they require precaution and high safety standards to control accidental spills. Chemicals are listed as health hazards and can pose life-threatening situations if appropriate emergency steps are not taken. There are emergency response plans designed to match the n...

Course Hours: 0.46 Price: 20

MSHA - Environmental Hazards Overview

Environmental factors largely impact mine operations and pose high risks to miners. It is thus necessary for miners to be aware of common environmental hazards and the preventive steps they can take to ensure that they remain safe. This course attempts to provide the learner with knowledge on common environmental conditions, the hazard...

Course Hours: 0.83 Price: 20

MSHA - First Aid/CPR

Mineworkers often face hazardous conditions and situations while on duty. It is of utmost importance for every mine worker to be trained in providing first-aid treatment in the case of emergencies. This course attempts to provide learners with information on first aid basics and focuses specifically on first aid training for the mining...

Course Hours: 1.26 Price: 20

MSHA - General Equipment Guarding

General Equipment Guarding may expose miners and others onsite to a range of physical and environmental hazards. This course discusses Inspection, seat belt use, along with communication methods. It also illustrates Vehicle Safety. Course Objectives "- Equipment Guarding Overview - Inspection - Operations - Vehicle Safety - Communica...

Course Hours: 0.41 Price: 20

MSHA - HazCom Overview

Part of the mining operation includes setting up documentation and labeling plans for hazardous material, equipment and units. The purpose of documentation is to ensure that safety precautions are followed and workers are able to work in a safe environment. The course discusses MSHA's Title 30CR - Part 47 Hazard Communication in detail...

Course Hours: 0.77 Price: 20

MSHA - Hazard Determination

The first step in hazard management is hazard determination which means the type and nature of hazards and its impact should be studied thoroughly in order to create effective safety protocols. This course will help learners diagnose physical problems caused by physical, chemical or environmental hazards. It also discusses the impact t...

Course Hours: 0.15 Price: 20

MSHA - Hazards from Weather Conditions

Environmental factors largely impact mine operations and pose high risks to miners. It is thus necessary for miners to be aware of common environmental hazards and the preventive steps they can take to ensure that they remain safe. This course attempts to provide the learner with knowledge on common environmental conditions, the hazard...

Course Hours: 0.27 Price: 20

MSHA - Line of Authority Structure

Different companies have standard rules and regulations for their miners, however, there are some general line of authority rules that every miner, new or old should be aware of. These include being aware of one's responsibilities designated for one's role. Miners, mine supervisors, representatives etc all have their respective respons...

Course Hours: 0.47 Price: 20

MSHA - MSHA - CFR 30 Overview

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is a record of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. MSHA rules are recorded in the Title 30 of the CFR, under Mineral Resour...

Course Hours: 0.72 Price: 20

MSHA - MSHA Surface Miner Training Overview

What is MSHA and why was it formed? When did the history of mining safety start and how has it evolved into a law? This course enables the learner to understand the basic tenants of MSHA and its purpose. On the completion of this course, learners will be able to recognize the importance of MSHA rules and regulations for the mining indu...

Course Hours: 0.48 Price: 20

MSHA - Mine Safety Rules

Mining sites have their own environment specific or operation specific set of policies and procedures. However, they all have to follow the safety standards set by either the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) or the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards. This ensures that daily operations comply with...

Course Hours: 0.62 Price: 20

MSHA - Mobile Equipment Hazards

Mobile equipment are equipment on wheels and require a miner to operate and drive them around the mine environment to carry out important mine operations. As with every other vehicle, driving mobile equipment vehicles requires the driver to practice driving safety standards that ensures his own safety as well as others present on site....

Course Hours: 1.44 Price: 20

MSHA - Mobile Equipment in Mining

This course discusses the most common types of mobile equipment used in the mining industry, such as dozers, dredges, backhoes, and shovels, as well as haulage and human transport vehicles. It also discusses in detail how to handle mobile equipment and the safety measures miners should take to work around them. Course Objectives - Ty...

Course Hours: 2.15 Price: 20

MSHA - Mobile and Stationary Equipment Guarding

Mobile equipment is usually defined as equipment on wheels or on self-contained, closed loop tracks. More simply, these are known as "wheeled" or "tracked." Mobile equipment can serve a variety of purposes, but most often the equipment is used for excavating material and moving it to another location. This course provides learners with...

Course Hours: 1.34 Price: 20

MSHA - Operational Line of Authority

MSHA requires miners to perform certain duties that are in line with their authority level. This course provides the learner with an overview of the different types of operational personnel and the specific responsibilities of miners, supervisors and mine operators. Course Objectives - Operations Personnel - Responsibilities of Opera...

Course Hours: 0.31 Price: 20

MSHA - Physical and Electrical Hazards

The three most common physical hazards at a mine that demands our attention are electricity, noise and explosives. These physical hazards are dangerous and have often contributed to mine accidents. Working around them requires knowledge of safety standards as well as safety plans. This course emphasizes on the creation of prevention pl...

Course Hours: 0.98 Price: 20

MSHA - Reporting Hazards

Mining sites have a set of policies and procedures that should be followed by everyone involved in the mining operation. It is the duty of mine supervisors and managers to ensure that all employees follow these policies and procedures particularly those set by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) and Occupational Safety and...

Course Hours: 0.78 Price: 20

MSHA - Rights of Miner Representatives

When it comes to mining rights, not all miners are aware of it. Although MSHA requires that all miners understand and practice their rights, it is impractical to always be vigilant about it. This is why miners need miner representatives who observes all safety and health inspections and performs other duties as described in MSHA Part 4...

Course Hours: 0.5 Price: 20

MSHA - Rights of Miners

With the help of MSHA, miners now have legal rights to complain of unsafe work environments and of employers who ignore safety protocols. It is essential for miners today to have the fundamental knowledge of their rights and what they can do to protect themselves against discrimination and intimidation from employers. This course provi...

Course Hours: 0.39 Price: 20

MSHA - Sources of Electrical Hazards

Utility-fed systems and their permanent junctions, conduits, and receptacles are not the only sources of electrical power in a mine. This course covers safety associated with several of the alternate sources. Course Objectives - Electrical Sources - Electrical Systems Special Considerations - Power Line Hazards Topics Covered Cours...

Course Hours: 0.39 Price: 20

MSHA - Stationary Equipment Hazards

Stationary equipment are gigantic machines that are erected in place to carry out intensive operations as crushing mine materials or transporting materials from one end to another. Working around stationary equipment has certain risks and hazards that can easily be prevented by practicing precautionary measures. This lesson provides le...

Course Hours: 0.85 Price: 20

MSHA - Stationary Equipment in Mining

Stationary equipment is usually defined as equipment that is without wheels or is not tracked. This equipment is erected or assembled in place and remains in place indefinitely. This course covers the different types of stationary equipment and the handling procedure that must be employed. It also covers important safety procedures whi...

Course Hours: 0.8 Price: 20

MSHA Annual Refresher Training

Our Annual Refresher Training provides over 8 hours of MSHA Part 46 compliancy training. This course will show you how to maximize safety for yourself and those around you. Start this important training today! Each topic in our Annual Refresher Training course is designed in compliance with MSHA requirements for the...

Course Hours: 8 Price: 150

MSHA Annual Refresher Training Course

Each topic in our Annual Refresher Training course is designed in compliance with MSHA requirements for the retraining of miners based on the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations for surface miners and surface mining contractors. The set of topics can be used to help meet requirements for annual refresher training for all surface miners....

Price: 150

MSHA New Miner Training Course

Each topic in our New Miner Training course is designed in compliance with MSHA requirements for the training of miners based on the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations for surface miners and surface mining contractors. The set of topics can be used to help meet requirements for new miner training for all surface miners. OSHA.com’s MS...

Course Hours: 8 Price: 150