Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Geology - Mining and Reclamation Division

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) - Safety Training

Under the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality, the Mississippi training program assists mine operators and mine contractors with their health and safety training and retraining in an effort to eliminate fatal mining accidents and injuries and to reduce the frequency and severity of mining accidents. The thrust of the program is to ensure that the miners and contractors are trained in the subjects required under 30 CFR, parts 46, 48 and 56.

Courses offered include:
30 CFR, Parts 46 and 48 Annual Refresher Training;
30 CFR, Parts 46 and 48 New Miner Training;
30 CFR, Part 56 (First Aid).

For more program information contact:
James Matheny
phone: (601) 961-5515
email: jmatheny@mdeq.ms.gov

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) - www.msha.gov
United States Department of Labor - Program Summary