30 CFR Part 46
Training Program Guide
New Miner Training ('46.5)
Newly-Employed Experienced Miner ('46.6)
The following lesson plan can be used as a model to train miner’s for the indicated part 46 training.
Introduction to the work environment '46.5(b)(1); '46.6(b)(1)
Course Length: from to
The object of the introduction is to:
Familiarize the miner with the mine site.
Explain and observe the mining process.
Identify and explain the vocabulary for machines, processes, and locations.
Identify any restricted areas or areas where particular caution is necessary.
Begin at the extraction site and follow the product progressively through the mining process until it leaves the mine site.
Use, define, or describe terms that identify the locations, equipment, and operations so the miner will be able to understand instructions and communicate accurately with other miners.
We mine using to remove the product.
The product is then loaded into (onto) using .
The product is transported by to for preparation.
The product is prepared by and stored.
You should not enter the area when .
Point out restricted areas and general hazards associated with each step of the operation.
Allow time for questions.
Evaluation:Ask the miner to summarize what he/she has seen at each of the major process areas. Correct any confusion, misunderstanding, or errors. Have the miner indicate actual machines, processes, locations, controls, etc., wherever possible.