Enroll in the 8 Hour Surface Miner Annual Refresher Training Course OnlineMSHA Annual Surface Miner Refresher Training is a Mine Safety and Health Administration course to retrain miners based on the Title 30 CFR – Part 46 regulations and keep them safe and healthy against workplace hazards. This package includes material that gives each student a re-introduction to complete Mine Safety Protocols. If you have already taken you initial training then you’ll need this course in your first 12 months.  After taking it, you will need to repeat the course once a year to stay compliant with MSHA Part 46 regulations. This applies to contractors as well as full-time employees. The course contains all the content required by MSHA to satisfy your professional obligation


There are nine major topics that are presented:

  • Introduction to Mining Environment
  • Hazard Recognition and Avoidance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Statutory Miners Rights
  • Line of Authority
  • Respiratory Devices
  • First Aid.

The dangers of working in a mining environment are real and ever  present. Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) established their requirements that require surface miners and mining contractors to take a safety training course before working in a mine and to complete a refresher program on an annual basis.

This package, consisting of a comprehensive survey of material meets the initial training requirements specified Title 30 CFR Part 46 regulations. Designed in accordance with MSHA’s training guidelines, this online refresher program includes over 8 hours of effective mining specific training.

Who Is Required to Take the Surface Miner Refresher Training?

The MSHA Annual Surface Miner Refresher Training Package from is targeted for surface miners and contractors in nonmetal mines.  It is for workers who are involved in the production of cement, granite, sandstone, slate, shale, trap rock, kaolin, marble, feldspar, and lime. MSHA Part 46 regulations dictate that surface miners who have completed the new or newly hired miner training must take at least 8 hours of refresher training within 12 months of being on the job, and annually thereafter.

Surface Miner Refresher Training Package Contents

The MSHA Annual Refresher Training Package consists of the following courses:

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

Surface Miner Refresher Training Detail Content Covered

During this comprehensive training the following content is 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

After Completion of the Course

After you have completed your MSAHA Annual Surface Miner Refresher Training Package  you will be able to download  a certificate of completion or record of training. This MSHA-compliant document form is equivalent to MSHA’s 5000-23 form. You will need to add the name and identification number of your mine or independent contractor, as well as the name of the competent person who can verify the training you completed.

Enroll in the MSHA Annual Surface Miner Refresher Training Package


Enroll in the MSHA Annual Surface Miner Refresher Training Package

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