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MSHA New Metal/Non-Metal Surface Miners

MSHA 24-Hour Training for New Metal/Non-Metal Surface Miners

This three-day program covers all aspects of the initial training requirements for owners, operators, and contractors under 30 CFR Part 46 or Part 48. The course objective is to train new and/or inexperienced miners about the safety and health hazards in the surface metal/non-metal industry.

Participants will learn their rights and responsibilities, job-related safety procedures, rescue, and first aid techniques. This course satisfies the total MSHA requirement for new and/or inexperienced miner training. Upon completion, students will receive a 5000-23 annual refresher training certificate for Part 48 Training or a generic certificate for Part 46 Training. These certificates will expire one year after completion. 

Site specific training or hazard training is needed at the mine site before beginning work assignments. Preregistration is required for this course.

Dates: Please check back here for future course schedules.
Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (one hour lunch)
Course fee: $390 per person

This course is also available on site. For information or to discuss your scheduling needs and group rate, please contact the Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education, 724-773-3700.



Office of Continuing Education
102 Ross Administration Building
Penn State Beaver
100 University Drive
Monaca, PA 15061

Phone: 724-773-3700
Fax: 724-773-3769 

Monday through Friday,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Click here to print a non-credit scheduling form.