New Surface Miner Training Online for MSHA Compliant Training.Title 30 CFR Part 46 (MSHA Surface Miner Training)  requires shell dredging, sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, colloidal phosphate, and surface limestone mines to have a training plan approved by the Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration. Part of that training includes the safety protocols and procedures established by OSHA. New Surface Miner training must be taken by those  that have never had training. They will want to enroll in this MSHA Online Training Package. MSHA Part 46 regulations require that New Miners complete a minimum of 24 hours of mine safety training within their first 90 days of employment. Four hours of these must be completed prior to beginning work at the mine.  Our MSHA Approved course offers over 8 hours of training that was created to meet the training subject requirements in 30 CFR 46.5. This is everything you need to get you on the job safely whether you are a Surface Miner.  ENROLL NOW For $150

New Surface Miner Package Content

The New Surface Miner Online Training Package consists of 27 courses, including the required 8 hours for MSHA Part 46 compliance training. Whether you are a surface miner or surface miner contractor,  the best training available awaits you in this comprehensive package available online from the comfort of your home or any other computer accessible location. MSHA Part 46 regulations require new miners to complete 24 hours of training within 90 days of their hire date. At least Four hours of this training must be completed before beginning work at the mine. This MSHA Surface Miner Training will help you stay safe and compliant with comprehensive and interactive training content.

The following courses are provided in this MSHA New Surface Miner Training package:

MSHA Accident Prevention
MSHA Administrative Line of Authority
MSHA Chemical Hazards Overview
MSHA Elements of Electrical Hazards
MSHA Emergency Procedures
MSHA Emergency Spill Response\
MSHA Environmental Hazards Overview
MSHA First Aid/CPR
MSHA General Equipment Guarding
MSHA Hazard Determination
MSHA Hazards from Weather Conditions
MSHA HazCom Overview
MSHA Line of Authority Structure
MSHA Mine Safety Rules
MSHA Mobile and Stationary Equipment Guarding
MSHA Mobile Equipment Hazards
MSHA Mobile Equipment in Mining
MSHA CFR 30 Overview
MSHA Surface Miner Training Overview
MSHA Operational Line of Authority
MSHA Physical and Electrical Hazards
MSHA Reporting Hazards
MSHA Rights of Miner Representatives
MSHA Rights of Miners
MSHA Sources of Electrical Hazards
MSHA Stationary Equipment Hazards
MSHA Stationary Equipment in Mining

Topics Covered

During this comprehensive training the following topics are addressed:

  • Chemical Hazards Overview
  • Emergency Spill Response
  • Hazard Determination
  • HazCom Overview
  • Mine Safety Rules
  • Reporting Hazards
  • Elements of Electrical Hazards
  • Sources of Electrical Hazards
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Rights of Miners
  • Rights of Miner Representatives
  • Environmental Hazards Overview
  • Hazards from Weather Conditions
  • Mobile Equipment in Mining
  • Stationary Equipment in Mining
  • General Equipment Guarding
  • Mobile and Stationary Equipment Guarding
  • Mobile Equipment Hazards
  • Stationary Equipment Hazards
  • Physical and Electrical Hazards
  • MSHA Surface Miner Training Overview
  • MSHA – CFR 30 Overview
  • Line of Authority Structure
  • Operational Line of Authority
  • Administrative Line of Authority
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Accident Prevention


Students that wish to enroll in the New Surface Miner Training need to contact their employer and  confirm which training is required.   They should be sure that their employer accepts this training as part of an approved training plan.


End of Course Instructions

Upon completion of each individual module, students will be able to access and print a certificate of completion.

The 5000-23 Training form is available for downloading after you successfully complete your course.  Generally, the person signing the form is the Mine Operator or a person acting on behalf of the operator. For example, a company safety official, a trainer employed or contracted by the operator, or a cooperative instructor (such as, a state grantee). does NOT sign the 5000-23 form.

Exam Information

The final exam must be passed successfully with 80% or higher in order to receive your certificate of completion.

Enroll in the MSHA New Surface Miner Training Package Online


New Surface Miner Training Online for MSHA Compliant Training.

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