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The regulations regarding the training of miners, specifically those involved in shell dredging or those who are employed at sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, colloidal phosphate, or surface limestone mines, are found in 30 CFR Part 46. The requirements set forth in these regulations are mandatory. The Mine and Safety Act also authorized the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to advise on health standards for miners, personal protective equipment, and hazard measurement instruments. It also allowed for the administration of a medical surveillance program for miners.
Who must take this course?
This course is designed for operators, supervisors, safety personnel, and all other individuals who work at surface mines, and are involved in creating, implementing and completing a training plan.
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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.
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.
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.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our MSHA Part 46 Training Plan training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.
The training program contains many elements that must be fully explained, including the following:
- Instructor information
- Teaching methods
- Course materials
- Allotted training time
- Record-keeping procedures
To ensure that the training has been thoroughly taught and comprehended, a set of evaluation procedures must also be developed.
An overview of the following topics are covered in this course:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to the MSHA Part 46
- Fatality and Injury Statistics
- Key Terms
- Minimum Requirements of a Training Plan
- 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
- Independent Contractor Training
- Additional Resources
This MSHA Part 46 Training Plan is a Guide to help the student with an understanding of the necessary elements and requirements of creating a training plan for their specific mine site.