MSHA Part 48 - New Miner Surface Training (Non-Coal)

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Pueblo Community College
900 West Orman Avenue
81004 Pueblo , CO
United States
Phone: 719-549-3163
Fax: 719-549-3462
38° 15' 48.5892" N, 104° 38' 10.6044" W
Colorado US
Event Date: 
Sep 24 2014 - 7:45am to Sep 26 2014 - 5:00pm
Amanda Corum
WHAT IS THE MINE SAFETY & HEALTH ADMINISTRATION (MSHA)? The mission of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is to administer the provisions of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act) and to enforce compliance with mandatory safety and health standards as a means to eliminate fatal accidents; to reduce the frequency and severity of nonfatal accidents; to minimize health hazards; and to promote improved safety and health conditions in the Nation's mines. MSHA carries out the mandates of the Mine Act at all mining and mineral processing operations in the United States, regardless of size, number of employees, commodity mined, or method of extraction. WHO NEEDS MSHA TRAINNG? Anyone who works on any type of mine site, gravel pit, or quarry needs to have MSHA “New Miner” training. Cost to Participants: $545/student **Grant Funding Available to Cover Participant Costs FUNDING ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:  Must complete registration and online training prior to training (Computer labs and assistance available)  Must be at least 18 years old  10th grade reading level recommended  Open to unemployed or underemployed adults  50% Discount for employers serving the oil, gas and mining industries DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION Friday, September 19th REGISTRATION INFORMATION: Economic and Workforce Development Division Pueblo Community College (719) 549-3320 / 900 West Orman Avenue GC 201 B Pueblo, CO 81004