TOPICS TO BE COVERED UNDER 30 CFR PART 46 ANNUAL REFRESHER TRAINING – 2015
PROVIDED BY THE MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR STANDARDS
|Introduction and Pre-test||½ hour|
|Dust / Silica Exposure||½ hour|
|Hazard Recognition – what is right or wrong?||½ hour|
|Hoisting and Rigging||½ hour|
|Fatality Reviews||½ hour|
|Hazard Communication / Global Harmonization||½ hour|
|Ladder Safety||¼ hour|
|Welding, Cutting and Burning||½ hour|
|First Aid||½ hour|
|Operating under the Influence||½ hour|
|Top MSHA Citations / Accidents||½ hour|
|Traffic Safety||½ hour|
|Machine Guarding||¼ hour|
|Electrical Safety||½ hour|
|Confined Space||½ hour|
|Post-test, Review and Evaluation||½ hour|
Please note that the total length of the topics listed above is 7.5 hours even though, at a minimum, eight hours of annual refresher training is required by MSHA.
The training being provided by the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards does not include instruction on changes at each individual mine that could adversely affect the miner’s health and safety. This portion of the required training is being left to the individual mine operator.
Teaching methods used by the Department of Labor Standards will include lectures, discussion, videos, and PowerPoint presentations.
To determine the effectiveness of the training, quizzes will be given.