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These classes are open to the public. Follow the links to see the schedule and register for a class.

Medic First Aid Instructor Trainer Course

The First Aid Instructor Training Course is ideal for individuals seeking authorization to be a First Aid/CPR instructor. The course will authorize students to be MEDIC First Aid instructors.

Medic First Aid/CPR Certification (Adult)

Medic First Aid BasicPlus is a combined adult first aid, CPR and AED training program. This program helps employers meet OSHA, MSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

MSHA Part 48 Instructor Training Course (ITC)

This is the Part 48 MSHA Certified Instructor Training Course. This course is ideal for your company’s safety director, manager, or operator that would like to conduct your own training in house. The certification is a requirement for those operations that fall under the Title 30 CFR Part 48 for underground and/or coal operations or contractors that work in these operations.

OSHA 10-hr Construction Industry

This training program informs entry level construction workers about their rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site.

OSHA 10-hr General Industry

This training program informs entry level general industry workers about their rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site.

OSHA 30-hr Construction Industry

The OSHA 30-hour course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in the construction industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.

OSHA 30-hr General Industry

The OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in general industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.

Part 48 Annual Refresher Training

Part 48 Annual Refresher Training is designed for individuals that are in between jobs and wish to keep their MSHA training up to date, or individual trainers that seek a yearly refresher training for themselves.

Part 48 New Miner Training

The public Part 48 New Miner Training is for newly employed inexperienced miners, individual contractors needing to conduct work at a mine site, or for small mines that prefer to send their new hires to the public course rather than conduct a small onsite class.

Meetings & Events top of page

Annual or regional meetings and events typically include training, with an added benefits of networking with peers and the opportunity to provide input on working and safety conditions.

Holmes District Safety Council Meetings

MSHA Updates, Industry Networking and Safety Education!

South Central Joint Mine Health and Safety Conference

Regional conference provides vast selection of mining safety and health workshops, networking opportunities, variety of industry exhibitors, and much more!

Texas State Holmes Annual Meeting

Join the Texas State Holmes Council for their annual statewide meeting! The two-day meeting is rotated throughout various cities in Texas and each year promises State Council updates and officer elections, mining safety and health workshops, industry exhibitors, Rising Star Award, and the MSHA District Manager’s Address.

Onsite Training top of page

The classes listed below are on-site classes. Please call the toll free number 1-855-TX-MINER (855-896-4637) or contact us at tmshp@austin.utexas.edu to schedule training. Read the full requirements, minimum number of trainees, and so on.

Annual Refresher Training

The Annual Refresher training (ART) is normally conducted on site and scheduled when you call in to request it. The training consist of 8-hours of training for those miners that have been trained within the past 12 months.

Compliance Assistance Visit

The Texas Mine Safety and Health Program conducts Compliance Assistance Visits at the request of the mine operator. The primary purpose for the visit is so that the mine operator will be better informed of unsafe conditions/behaviors that could be immediately corrected to prevent potential injuries, fatalities, and citations.

First Aid/CPR Training

Medic First Aid BasicPlus is a combined adult first aid, CPR and AED training program. This program helps employers meet OSHA, MSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees on how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work.

New Miner Training

New Miner Training can be conducted for Part 46 and Part 48 operations or contractors in English or Spanish. The training is targeted for your newly employed inexperienced miners and is a 24 hour course (as required by MSHA).

NFPA 70E

This Course is intended for any personnel who work on or around voltages of 50 volts or higher, or that are responsible for safety in the workplace. The course material benefits personnel in any industry where the hazards of electricity are a reality. This course is OSHA recommended with an industry consensus as a standard for electrical safety in the workplace. NFPA 70E also meets mandated training requirements of OSHA 1910.332.

OSHA 10-hr Construction Industry

This training program informs entry level construction workers about their rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a construction site.

OSHA 10-hr General Industry

This training program informs entry level general industry workers about their rights, employer responsibilities and how to file a complaint, as well as how to identify, abate, avoid and prevent job related hazards on a job site.

OSHA 30-hr Construction Industry

The OSHA 30-hour course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in the construction industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.

OSHA 30-hr General Industry

The OSHA 30-hour General Industry Outreach Training course is a comprehensive safety program designed for anyone involved in general industry. Specifically devised for safety directors, foremen and field supervisors, the program provides complete information on OSHA compliance issues.

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