MSHA 8-Hour Refresher Course

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Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Type: Workshop
Location: Homewood Suites, Scarborough, ME
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As part of MSHA's 30 CFR Part 46 training regulations, all sand and gravel pit workers must have an 8-hour safety course once a year. This workshop will review important safety-related topics including recognition and prevention of hazards, required personal protective equipment, miner's health, material handling, and confined space entry requirements.

As a result of this one day course, participants will have the ability to:

  • Identify key hazards associated with changing conditions at open pit mines.
  • Describe methods to protect workers from noise and dust exposure.
  • Demonstrate the ability to recognize hazards related to open pit mining.
  • Give examples of methods to eliminate or minimize hazards related to open pit mining.