Part 48 Experienced Miner Certification
Part 48 Experienced Miner certification or Newly Hired Experienced Miner training is for miners starting a job at a different surface mine and have a current 5000-23 certificate or who have been out of mining for a couple of months up to 5 years. This course does not have a time requirement but is typically a 8 hour class.
If you have been out of mining for more than 5 years MSHA recommends you take the Annual Refresher class.
Course topics include:
- Mandatory health & safety standards.
- Transportation controls and communication systems.
- Escape & emergency evacuation plans.
- Ground Control.
- First Aid.
- Electrical Hazards.
- Prevention of accidents.
- Self Rescue and respiratory devices.
- Other topics necessary.