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24 Hour Surface New Miner Certification (Part 48b)


Description
This hybrid course is structured to meet the requirements of MSHA Part 48b Surface New Miner training. This course is intended for the contractor or mine employee that needs the full 24 hours of Part 48b training covering all the mandatory subjects required by MSHA. After satisfactory completion of this course you will receive a MSHA training certificate (5000-23) via email from your instructor.

This course consist of two modules. The first module consist of prep work that your instructor assigns to you. This module will consist of training videos, handouts, exercises, presentations, and quizzes. Your instructor will be following your progress as you make your way through this module and is available by instant course messaging at all times.

After you complete module 1, you will receive an invitation via email to login to the virtual classroom to complete your training with your instructor during a specific date and time. These virtual classes are conducted on an as needed basis Monday through Friday and can usually be completed the next business day. You will be required to have a working webcam and microphone for this portion of the course. In this module your instructor will expand on some of the topics that you trained on in module one and complete the additional material required by MSHA. Your instructor will ask about your specific job and the mine you will be working at so he can customize the training session for your needs.

This training will be conducted in accordance with our Part 48 Cooperative training plan. You are not required to have your own training plan unless you will also be working at a Part 46 mine. If you will be working at a Part 46 mine then you will be required your own training plan. We can help you with this.

Will I Get a MSHA Certificate?

Upon completion of the online self-paced portion of the course a generic certificate will be generated. This certificate is only to show completion of the online portion. After you have completed the full 24 hours of training in the virtual classroom your instructor will email you a certified MSHA Form 5000-23 training certificate.

Is Any Additional Training Required?

This course includes the full 24 hours of new miner training. After completion of this course you will be certified to work at any Part 48 or Part 46 surface mine for one year. You must complete an 8-hour annual refresher course within 12 months to maintain your MSHA certification.

Why Choose Mine Safety Campus for your MSHA training needs?

This course was developed by a veteran mining professional with over 20 years of mine safety experience. This course meets all MSHA requirements and uses a platform that makes training easy and fun.
Content
  • Course Introduction
  • Course Tutorial Video
  • History of Mine Safety and Health Legislation in the USA
  • Contributions of the American Miner
  • Introduction To The Work Environment
  • Introduction to Mining
  • Who Is MSHA?
  • What Causes Accidents?
  • Site Specific Hazard Training
  • Section 1 Quiz
  • Electrical Hazards and Lockout/Tagout of Energy Sources
  • Dangers of Low Voltage Electricity
  • MSHA Lock Out Tag Out Standards
  • MSHA Lockout Tagout Handout
  • Lockout/Tagout of Mining Equipment
  • How To Lockout Mobile Equipment
  • Never Walk By an Unsafe Act
  • Section 2 Quiz
  • Escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting
  • Fire Extinguishers and Inspections
  • How To Properly Use A Fire Extinguisher
  • Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Mine Emergencies - Managing a Mine Emergency
  • Emergency & Evacuation Exercise 1
  • Emergency & Evacuation Exercise 2
  • Section 3 Quiz
  • hazard recognition
  • Hazard Recognition Through Workplace Examinations in Mining
  • Pre-Shift Inspections on Mining Equipment
  • MSHA Risk Assessment (SLAM)
  • Prevention of Accidents Lecture
  • What Could Happen
  • Section 4 Quiz
  • Health & Safety Aspects Of The Tasks To Be Assigned
  • Conveyor Safety in Mining
  • Belt Conveyor Safety Alert
  • Mobile Equipment Safety
  • Confined Space in Mining
  • Confined Space Safety Alert
  • Confined Space Entry Handout
  • Ladder Safety
  • Housekeeping is Everyone's Responsibility
  • Compressed Gas Safety
  • Gas Cylinder Accident video
  • Maintenance Turnaround Safety
  • Section 5 Quiz
  • Transportation controls and communication systems
  • Traffic Control & Communication for Surface Mine Operations
  • Traffic Control Document
  • Fatalities Involving Large Mining Equipment
  • Section 6 Quiz
  • Statuatory Rights of Miners and their representatives & Supervisors Role
  • Miners Rights & Responsibility
  • Miners Rights and Responsibilities-MSHA
  • Miners Rights Handout
  • A Supervisor's Role
  • Section 7 Quiz
  • Self-rescue and respiratory devices
  • MSHA Respiratory Protection Awareness
  • MSHA's Respiratory Protection Document
  • Section 8 Quiz
  • Fall Prevention and Protection
  • The Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • The ABC's of Fall Protection
  • Fall Protection Can Save Your Life
  • Always Ultilize the Proper PPE for the Task
  • Fall Protection Safety Alert
  • Fall Protection Handout
  • Section 9 Quiz
  • MSHA.GOV Assignment
  • Health
  • Silica Safety Awareness
  • Stop Silicosis
  • Hearing Conservation MSHA's Part 62
  • Cold Exposure - Cold Weather Safety Tips
  • MSHA Cold Stress Handout
  • The Dangers of Heat Stress
  • MSHA Heat Stress Handout
  • Back Safety
  • Section 10 Quiz
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • PPE For Safety
  • PPE Standards
  • Why You Need a Hard Hat
  • Eye Injuries Are Preventable
  • MSHA Hearing Protection Handout
  • The Importance Of Being Seen- Hi-Vis
  • Always Ultilize the Proper PPE for the Task
  • Section 11 Quiz
  • Hazard Communication (HAZCOM)
  • Hazardous Chemical Safety
  • HAZCOM-What You Need to Know
  • Conducting A Chemical Hazard Determination
  • MSHA HAZCOM Handout
  • SDS Handout
  • Section 12 Quiz
  • Ground control; working in areas of highwalls, water hazards, and Illumination
  • Proper Ground Control
  • Highwall Safety
  • Inspecting Highwalls
  • Safety Around Water in Mining
  • Water-Related Fatalities Handout
  • Working at Night
  • Get Some Sleep
  • Section 13 Quiz
  • MSHA Training Requirements
  • Who Needs MSHA Training
  • MSHA Training Categories
  • Site Specific Training
  • MSHA Training Plans
  • Competent Person Equivalent Experience and Experienced Miner
  • What If We Work on Both Part 46 and Part 48 Mines
  • Common Part 46 and 48 Questions Answered
  • Section 14 Quiz
  • Mining Contractor Responsibilities
  • MSHA Regulations For Mining Contractors
  • MSHAs Contractor Compliance Video - Introduction to Video
  • MSHA Part 50 Reporting Requirements
  • Part 50 Medical Treatment and First Aid
  • Part 100 - MSHA Fines
  • Common Contractor MSHA Citations
  • Section 15 Quiz
  • Powered Haulage
  • Preventing Powered Haulage Accidents at Surface Mines
  • Powered Haulage Safety: Be Alert!
  • Mining Vehicle Safety
  • Powered Haulage Collision Prevention Handout
  • Working Around Equipment
  • Stay Calm and Stay in the Cab
  • 7 Deadly Distractions While Driving and Operating Machinery
  • Section 16 Quiz
  • MSHA Law and Regulations
  • The Mine ACT of 1977
  • New Miner ACT of 2006
  • Title 30 Code of Federal Regulations
  • MSHA Program Policy Manual Vol IV
  • Section 17 Quiz
  • First Aid/CPR/AED
  • First Aid Training Intro
  • CPR Basics-ACT now!
  • How To Control Bleeding
  • How to Treat Someone for Shock
  • Choking-Abdominal Thrusts
  • Treatment For Burns and Blisters
  • How To Properly Use A First Aid Kit
  • Section 18 Quiz
  • Miscellaneous Safety Training
  • 2020 Fatality Review
  • Top 20 MSHA Standards Cited
  • Assignment-Look up MSHA Standards
  • Pedestrian Safety in Mining
  • Strains & Sprains
  • Slips Trips Falls
  • MSHA Rules To Live By
  • Section 19 Quiz
  • Conclusion
  • The Unsafe Risk Taker
  • Don't Take Short Cuts
  • Make it Safe, Make it Personal, Make it Home
  • Conclusion
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year