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Mine Safety

 

The Mine Safety Training Program provides federally mandated MSHA safety and health training throughout the state, as requested by mine operators and mining contractors.

This program has been moved to the Florida Public Safety Institute (FPSI) at Tallahassee Community College.

To schedule training, or for more information, please call Ben Hart at (850) 201-7009 (office) or at (850) 556-8609 (mobile).

 

*Training Prerequisites

Instructor Institute Requirements:

You must have completed at least MSHA New Miner Training to be eligible for this training.

Annual Refresher Requirements:

  1. Miner must have completed “New Miner Training” or be an “Experienced Miner” for at least 3 years
  2. Attendees not meeting Requirement 1 above will not receive a 5000-23 training certificate
  3. FMSH must be listed on the mine’s Part 46 Training Plan under Item 3 as a competent organization to provide 46.8 training
  4. FMSH must have a current copy of the mine’s training plan on file

Training Plans

A proper training plan is essential and mandatory under Title 30 CFR Parts 46.3 and 48.23. If you need help developing your training plan please call or email and we will be glad to assist you free of charge. If you are not sure whether or not you need a training plan or if you would like us to review your existing plan, please call or email. Sample Training Plans with Instructions are available in MS Word format upon request. Remember, training plans may be submitted online.

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Last updated: May 17, 2012

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