MSHA Part 48(b) New Miner Training
The MSHA New Miner Training is an introductory course for newly employed and inexperienced miners or individual contractors needing to conduct work at a mine site.
Who Should Attend
Newly employed, inexperienced miners.
Topics included in the course: 15-Minute Rule, Accident Prevention, Confined Spaces, Conveyor Safety, Electrical Hazards, Equipment/Machine Guarding, Escape and Emergency Evacuation Procedures, Explosives, Fall Protection and Prevention, Fire Warning and Firefighting, First Aid, Ground Control and Highwall Safety, Hazard Recognition, Hazard Communication, Health (Dust and Noise), Health and Safety Aspects of Assigned Task, Job Safety Analysis, Ladder Safety, Lock-Out/Tag-Out, Mandatory Safety and Health Standards, Miners' Rights and Responsibilities, MSHA Rules to Live By, Personal Protective Equipment, Self-Rescue and Respiratory Devices, Substance Abuse Prevention, Surface Powered Haulage, Welding Hazards
Completion of the 24-hour course, MSHA Part 48(b) New Miner Training Certificate of Completion, MSHA 5000-23 Form
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).