NWC News Desk

MSHA safety training held Feb. 23-27 in Cody

Posted February 9, 2009

POWELL, Wyo. - Safety certification and recertification trainings from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) will be offered Monday through Friday, Feb. 23-27, at the Northwest College Cody Center for Training and Development. Registrations will be accepted through Thursday, Feb. 19.

Workers needing initial safety certification can earn their certificates by completing MSHA's Part 46 and 48 New Miner Training offered from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Feb. 23-25. This three-day course covers miner rights, dust hazards, hazard recognition, electrical safety, first aid, transportation, accident prevention, ground control, supervisory responsibility, fire safety, noise hazards, Part 62 and respirators. Cost is $149 per person.

Safety-certified individuals who need to recertify can do so in the Part 46 Annual Refresher course given from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26. This recertification course is designed for those who work in basic construction, or miners engaged in shell dredging or employed at sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, colloidal phosphate, or surface limestone mines. Cost is $60 per person.

A Part 48 Annual Refresher course will be offered Friday, Feb. 27, for those who work in coal and gypsum industries. It also meets from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $60 per person.

The twice-yearly trainings are offered through the Northwest College Cody Center for Training and Development (CTD).

Click here for more information or to register, or call the NWC Cody Center for Training and Development at (307) 587-3506.