MSHA Part 46 New Miner Training refers to the training program required by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) for individuals who are new to working in surface mining operations. MSHA Part 46 establishes safety and health standards for training programs at surface mining operations, including sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, surface limestone, colloidal phosphate, and shell dredging operations. The goal of this MSHA training is to ensure that new miners are equipped with the necessary knowledge and skills to work safely in a mining environment and to prevent accidents, injuries, and illnesses.
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Based on relevant job tasks, applicable courses will be assigned to obtain your MSHA Part 46 New Miner certification.
Determined by courses assigned per job tasks. Supplemental task training courses are selected from OSHA approved training.
30 CFR 46.5