This is a training course for all mine personnel involved in the handling of explosives in underground mines.
The course is designed to introduce you to the types of explosives used in the mining industry and the US regulations that control their use for underground mining. While the mandates of the mining regulatory agencies are law in the US, they are also comprehensive enough to be considered best practice for mining in countries throughout the world.
The author is a Certified Mine Safety Professional as well as an MSHA Certified Instructor for both surface and underground. This course material was developed originally for the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and is compliant with MSHA regulations.
- Elaine T. Cullen, MBA, PhD, CMSP
- Trudy Gallinger MA.Ed, Curriculum Development
|Version Date||June 30, 2008|
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This course is presented as four learning sessions, using video, text and image content, and an interactive review session of randomly-selected multiple-choice questions. Course duration is equivalent to approximately 3 hours of learning content.
Identify and apply the basic principles for safe handling of explosives for underground mining as expressed by the US Code of Federal Regulations.
High school science.
By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Edumine Certification
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