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Making an MSHA Part 46 Training Plan

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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.

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What are the 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.

Who must take this training?
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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Click to Learn More What people are saying about this course.

me gusto esta muy bien detallado y es facil contestar si vamos lellendo cada articulo detenida mente. gracias

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

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Click to Learn More Course topics.

An overview of the following topics are covered in this course:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to the MSHA Part 46
    • Regulations
    • Fatality and Injury Statistics
    • Key Terms
    • Minimum Requirements of a Training Plan
    • Identification
    • Training Programs
    • Evaluation Procedures
  • Identification
    • 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
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our MSHA Part 46 Training Plan training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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 then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

MSHA requires that every miner receive 8 hours of annual refresher safety training within 12 months of hire or the last training session. This Part 46 training plan online course is a guide to help you understand the elements and requirements of creating a safety training plan for your specific mine site.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card for MSHA Part 46 Training Plan proof of training.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

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

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