Mining and MSHA

Mining and MSHA

Whitepapers & Guides
February 3 2021

White Paper: Why Skill-Based Pay Programs Are Benefiting Industrial…

Learn the key features and benefits of a skill-based pay program The skill-based pay movement got its start in the 1960s when Proctor & Gamble began using the strategy to improve operations in manufacturing plants that required high levels of…

Whitepapers & Guides
February 3 2021

White Paper: The State of Industrial Training in 2019

The State of Industrial Training in 2019 To understand the top training priorities and challenges of industrial businesses, Vector Solutions recently surveyed leaders from a variety of sectors, including manufacturing, chemical processing, power generation, food and beverage and pharmaceutical/biotech. Learn…

Whitepapers & Guides
July 31 2019

The Ultimate Guide to MSHA Training Requirements & Online…

Need a better understanding of the mining safety training requirements imposed in the US by MSHA’s Part 46 and Part 48 training regulations? If so, the MSHA Training Requirements guide that you can download from the bottom of this article…

Blog
July 26 2019

What Is an MSHA Part 46 Training Program?

If you’re just becoming aware of the MSHA Part 46 training requirements for surface mines (and people who work at surface mines) in the US, there are a number of new terms to become familiar with. One of those is…

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July 26 2019

What Is an MSHA Part 46 Training Plan?

To help people become better aware of their responsibilities under the MSHA Part 46 safety training requirements for surface mines in the US, we’ve been writing some articles on some of the key ideas and requirements. Recently, for example, we…

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March 26 2019

Mining Safety Training and Hazard Identification: An Interview with…

Hazard identification is important at any work site with hazards. And so that’s true in the world of mining as well, obviously. But are people born with an expert-ability to identify hazards? They are not. And so it makes sense…

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January 15 2019

Mining, Ergonomics & MSDs: An Interview with Jonisha Pollard…

At the most recent MSHA TRAM (Training Resources Applied to Mining) conference, I caught a good presentation by Jonisha Pollard covering ergonomic risk factors in mining that lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). I learned much, and figured it would be…

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October 4 2018

Who Is the “Person Responsible for Safety and Health…

In MSHA’s Part 46, the regulation specifies a number of specific roles. One of those roles is the “Person Responsible for Safety and Health Training.” It’s not always obvious what that means, even in a simple case when a mine…

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October 3 2018

Come See Us at the MSHA-TRAM Conference

One of our favorite conferences to attend is the MSHA Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) conference in Beaver, West Virginia. There’s an undeniable charm to the Mining Academy, everyone on the MSHA staff is super-friendly and helpful, West Virginia…