MSHA Part 48B Annual Refresher Training

This comprehensive eight-hour course, conducted on-site with skilled instructors, fulfills MSHA’s annual retraining requirements for miners
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MSHA Part 46 Annual Refresher Training by CCS Safety Training

The CCS Safety Training’s Part 48B Annual Refresher Training Course is specifically designed to keep experienced miners informed and up-to-date on a variety of critical topics pertinent to mine safety and worker health. This comprehensive eight-hour course, conducted on-site with skilled instructors, fulfills MSHA’s annual retraining requirements for miners who have previously completed Part 48B New Miner training.

The learning modules in the Part 48B Annual Refresher Training Course include:

  • Introduction to MSHA
  • Overview of Surface Mining
  • Health Hazards in Mining
  • Hazard Communication
  • Electricity, Fire, and Explosives
  • Mining Machinery and Equipment
  • Materials Handling and Storage
  • Mining Health and Safety Standards

Following each module, students will take a quiz, and the course culminates with a final exam. Participants have unlimited attempts to pass these quizzes and the final exam. Successful completion of the final exam allows students to instantly download a U.S. Department of Labor Certificate of Training (MSHA Form 5000-23).

Who Needs MSHA Part 48B Annual Refresher Training?

This course is tailored for experienced miners, supervisors, construction workers, and independent contractors who have completed the Part 48B New Miner training and need to fulfill their annual eight-hour refresher training requirement. The annual refresher training is compulsory for individuals involved in mining operations at Part 48B mines. These mines include cement, colloidal phosphate, feldspar, granite, gravel, kaolin, lime, sand, sandstone, shale, shell dredging, slate, surface clay, limestone, marble, stone, and traprock operations.

When Will I Receive My Completion Certificate?

Upon completion of the course, participants can immediately download their U.S. Department of Labor Certificate of Training (MSHA Form 5000-23). A physical copy of the form can also be mailed for a nominal fee.

What Information is Needed on the Completion Certificate?

When downloading the Certificate of Training, several sections will be pre-filled. Additional information to be added includes:

  • The name, location, and MSHA identification number of your mine
  • The signature of the person at your mine responsible for health and safety training
  • Your signature
  • The date of completion


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Immediate Feedback and Interaction

Real instructors can provide immediate feedback and clarification. This interactive environment can enhance understanding and retention of safety protocols.

Customization to Specific Worksite Needs:

On-site trainers can tailor the training to the specific hazards and safety requirements of the workplace. This ensures that the training is directly relevant and applicable to the employees’ daily tasks.

Building a Safety Culture

Having an instructor physically present emphasizes the importance of safety in the workplace. It can help in fostering a culture of safety among the employees.

Enhanced Engagement

Physical presence of an instructor can lead to higher levels of engagement and participation. Employees are more likely to ask questions and interact in a live setting.

Observation of Workplace Practices

Instructors can observe the current practices and behaviors in the workplace, providing specific, contextual advice and adjustments to improve safety.

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Face-to-face training reduces the risk of miscommunication which can occur in online formats, ensuring clearer understanding of safety procedures.

Adaptability and Flexibility

On-site trainers can adapt their teaching style and content on the fly, based on the response and needs of the attendees.

Immediate Resolution of Queries

Any doubts or queries can be immediately addressed and resolved by the instructor, which is not always possible in online formats.

Networking and Sharing Experiences

Employees can share their experiences and learn from each other’s safety practices and incidents, fostering a collaborative learning environment.

Ensuring Engagement and Attendance

Physical presence in a training session ensures that employees are actually participating and attentive, as opposed to online training where engagement can be harder to monitor.

Motivation and Morale:

The investment in on-site training can boost employee morale, showing that the company values their safety and well-being.

Addressing Language and Literacy Barriers

On-site training can be more effectively modified to address language and literacy barriers among workers, ensuring that all employees receive the training they need.

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