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Making a MSHA Part 46 Training Plan

Online Training Certification Course

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A surface mine is one of the most hazardous workplaces in the United States. Each mine operator must have a written MSHA Part 46 training plan that meets minimum informational requirements. An approved mining training plan includes mine details, identification of responsible and competent persons, evaluation procedures, and a general explanation of teaching methods, subjects, and times. This online certification course will guide you through each element of an accepted Part 46 training plan, which will help you write a plan specific to your surface mine site.

This course is for:
This MSHA Part 46 training plan online course is designed for all individuals who work at surface mines and are involved in creating, implementing, and completing a training plan. This includes, but is not limited to, operators, supervisors, and safety personnel.

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Governing Regulations

The core requirements for the MSHA Part 46 contents of an approved MSHA training plan are found in 30 CFR 46.3 - Training Plans. If your Part 46 training plan meets the minimum information requirements, you do not have to submit the document for official approval. If you are unable to meet the requirements in the development of your site-specific MSHA surface training plan, you will have to submit the document to MSHA for official approval.

What You'll Learn

    Introduction to the MSHA Part 46
  • Regulations
  • Fatality and Injury Statistics
  • Key Terms
  • Minimum Requirements of a Training Plan
  • Identification
  • Training Programs
  • Evaluation Procedures
  • MSHA Mine ID Number
  • Designated Person Responsible for Training
    Training Programs
  • Instructor Information
  • Teaching Methods
  • Course Materials
  • Training Time Allotted
  • Record Keeping
  • Evaluation and Effectiveness
  • New Miner Training
  • Newly Hired Experienced Miner
  • New Task Training
  • Annual Refresher Training
  • Site-Specific Hazard Awareness Training
    The Training Plan Process
  • Miner Requests for Approval
  • Miners' Representative
  • Training Plan Submission
  • Training Plan Approval
  • Appeals
  • Independent Contractor Training
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course. Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

This MSHA Part 46 Training Plan is a Guide to help the supervisor/mine owner with an understanding of the necessary elements and requirements of creating a training plan for their specific mine site. No retraining or recertification is applicable.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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Nikki B Verified
Making A MSHA Part 46 Training Plan

The course was very informative and I believe helpful once I'm on the mining site.



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