Instructor: Contact Joan Haynes, CSP, CMSP at (912) 670-1635 for further details.

Each new miner will receive no less than 24 Hours of training as prescribed in Section 48.25.

Training Topics:

  • Instruction in the Statutory Rights of miners and Their Representatives under the Act; and Authority and Responsibility of Supervisors
  • Self-Rescue and Respiratory Devices
  • Transportation Controls and Communication Systems
  • Introduction to The Work Environment
  • Escape and Emergency Evacuation Plans:  Fire Warnings and Fire Fighting
  • Ground Control; Working in Areas of, High Walls, Water Hazards, Pits, and Spoil Banks; Illumination and Night Work
  • Health
  • Prevention of Accidents
  • Electrical Hazards
  • First Aid
  • Explosives (unless no explosives are stored or used on mine property)
  • Health and Safety Aspects of The Tasks to Which The New Miner Will Be Assigned

Note: Additional course material may be added subject to the needs of the company and/or the employees. In which case additional time must also be added.

Classes may be cancelled if minimum enrollment is not met, so sign up early!  A 7-Day Advance Notice will be provided in case of class cancellation.