MSHA Annual Refresher Training
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- Course Delivery: On Demand
- Duration: 8.58
Package Description :
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
The Following Courses Are Included In This Package:
|Course Name||Industry||Course Delivery|
|Chemical Hazards at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Hazard Communication for Mining||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Site Rules and Hazard Reporting||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Working with Electricity at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|General Physical Characteristics of Surface Mines||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Emergency Procedures at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Rights and Legal Responsibilities of Miners||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Surface Mine Development, Operations, and Reclamation||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Environmental Hazards at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Typical Surface Mining Equipment||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Working Around Mining Equipment||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Equipment Hazards at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Physical Hazards at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
|MSHA Surface Miner Training and Documentation||Environmental Health and Safety|
|Line of Authority at a Mine||Environmental Health and Safety|
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
What is the MSHA Annual Refresher Training?
The dangers of working in a mining environment are real and always present. To minimize accidents and injuries, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) requires surface miners and mining contractors to take a safety training course before working in a mine and to complete a refresher program on an annual basis.
360training.comâs MSHA Annual Refresher Training meets the initial training requirements specified Title 30 CFR â Part 46 regulations. Designed in accordance with MSHAâs training guidelines, this online refresher program includes over 8 hours of mandatory training based on extensive industry research, insights from expert miners, and approved safety practices.
Who Should Take the MSHA Refresher Training Online?
The MSHA Annual Refresher Training from 360training.com is recommended for surface miners and contractors in nonmetal mines. It is also ideal for workers who are involved in the production of cement, granite, sandstone, slate, shale, trap rock, kaolin, marble, feldspar, and lime.
According to MSHA Part 46 regulations, surface miners who have completed the new or newly hired miner training must take at least 8 hours of refresher training within 12 months of being on the jobâand annually thereafter. This interactive refresher course must be taken in line with a supervised, on-site training as specified in the approved training plan. For complete guidelines on MSHA compliance training requirements, reach out to local regulatory authorities.
Why Choose 360training.com?
At 360training.com, youâre just a few clicks away from strengthening your understanding of mining safety and operations. Get full access to 27 regulatory-compliant training modules, along with printable tests and answer guides. Complete your MSHA annual refresher training at a fraction of the cost of traditional classes!
All the essentials of surface mining are at the edge of your fingertipsâincluding an Overview of the Mining Environment, Recognizing and Avoiding Hazards, Mining Emergency Procedures, Health and Safety in Mining Operations, Introduction to the Statutory Rights of Miners, Line of Authority in Mining Environments, and Site Rules and Hazard Reporting.
What Happens Next?
Upon completion of the refresher course, you will receive a certificate or record of training. This MSHA-compliant document from 360training.com is equivalent to MSHAâs 5000-23 form. You will need to add the name and identification number of your mine or independent contractorâas well as the name of the competent person who can verify the training you completed. Check out the FAQ section or contact 360training.com for more details about completing your MSHA annual refresher training online.
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