MSHA Part 46

MSHA Part 46 - Surface Annual Refresher Training
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This course is an intense 8 hour program on pertinent occupational health and safety topics important to all miners employed in MSHA Part 46 industries.

Part 46 Surface Annual Refresher 8-hour classroom training addresses health and safety issues in-depth.  Eight (8) hours of Annual Refresher Training must be completed at least once every 12 months.  This training must include instruction on changes at the mine that could adversely affect the miner’s health or safety. Refresher training must also address subjects relevant to mining operations at the mine. The refresher course topics are not intended to be comprehensive in scope. It is assumed that the course participants meet MSHA’s definition of “experienced miner” [§46.2(d)(1)] and will be familiar with all the material in general through experience [§46.2(c)] or prior and successive formal training. If you have been enrolled in the refresher program and do not meet MSHA’s definition of “experienced miner”, you must notify the instructor immediately.

MSHA’s Part 46 training regulations address the training and retraining of miner’s engaged in shell dredging or employed at sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, colloidal phosphate, surface limestone, marble, sandstone, slate, shale, traprock, kaolin, cement, feldspar and lime mines.

Possible Subjects Covered [but not limited to]:
•    Applicable Health & Safety requirements, including mandatory health and safety standards;
•    Transportation Controls; Traffic Control and Patterns; and Communication Systems;
•    Escape and Emergency Evacuation Plans; Firewarning and Firefighting;
•    Ground Conditions and Control; Working in areas of Highwalls; Water Hazards, Pits, and Spoil Banks;
•    Illumination and Night Work;
•    Basic First Aid Review;
•    Electrical Hazards;
•    Prevention of Accidents;
•    Health;
•    Respiratory Devices;
•    Explosives;
•    Mobile Equipment; Conveyor Systems; Cranes; Crushers; Excavators; Dredges;
•    Maintenance and Repair; Use of Hand Tools; Fall Prevention and Protection; Machine Guarding [Working around moving parts]
•    Miners’ Rights and Responsibilities
Students who successfully complete this training will receive a refresher certificate that meets Part 46 requirements.
The course goes from 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and lunch is included.

Cancellations, Rescheduling & Substitutions

CANCELLATION POLICY: All Cancellations, Reschedules and Substitutions are subject to a $50 processing fee. Cancellations must be made at least 14 days before the start of the class to receive a refund. Material fees are non-refundable.
RESCHEDULING: Rescheduling to another class must be made at least 14 days before the start of the class.
SUBSTITUTIONS: Substitutions are only allowed between students within the same firm at least 14 days before the start of the class.
NO SHOWS: "No-shows" will not be rescheduled or refunded. Classes are subject to cancellation based upon the number of registrants. Registrants will be notified no later than 7 days prior to the start of the class of any cancellations. Prices are subject to change without notice. No credits will be carried over past June 30th of current year. Photo ID will be required for all exams.