NWC News Desk

Nov. 4 is deadline to register for safety trainings held November 9-13 in Cody

Posted October 29, 2009

POWELL, Wyo. - Mining Safety and Health Administration certification and recertification trainings will be offered Monday through Friday, Nov. 9-13, at the Northwest College Cody Center for Training and Development. Registrations will be accepted through Wednesday, Nov. 4.

Contractors, city leaders and business owners can provide safety training for their employees through the sessions developed and delivered by the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

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, Nov. 9-11.  This three-day course covers dust hazards, hazard recognition, electrical safety, first aid, transportation, accident prevention, ground control, supervisory responsibility, fire safety, noise hazards, miners' rights, Part 62 and respirators. Cost is $154 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, Nov. 12. This recertification is designed for those who work in basic construction or shell dredging, or who are employed at sand, gravel, surface stone, surface clay, colloidal phosphate or surface limestone mines. Cost is $65 per person.

A Part 48 Annual Refresher course will be offered Friday, Nov. 13, for those who work in coal and gypsum industries. It also meets from 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $65 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 contact the NWC Cody Center for Training and Development at (307) 587-3506.