Part 48 New Miner (24hr)

Course ID: MI-501

Each new miner will receive 24 hours of training as prescribed in this section. Statutory rights of miners and their representatives under the Act; authority and responsibility of supervisors Self-rescue and respiratory devices Transportation controls and communication systems Introduction to work environment Escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting Ground control; working in areas of highwalls, water hazards, pits and spoil banks; illumination and night work Health Hazard recognition Electrical hazards First aid Explosives Health and safety aspects of the tasks to which the new miner will be assigned