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Interactive Study Guides

Interactive Study guides must be downloaded and unzipped.  Additionally, the QuickTime player must be downloaded and installed before launching the study guide videos.  QuickTime can be downloaded from the Apple Quicktime Download site.

Click here to download a study guide.  You will be directed to the DRMS WebLink site where you can choose the file you wish to download.  When prompted, choose "Save As" and save the file to your preferred location.  Once you have downloaded and saved the file, double click on it to unzip it.  Then open the folder and double click on "Task.exe" to start the video.

Please note that the Interactive Study guides will take a few minutes to initialize and download, depending on your available bandwidth, and it might look like your computer has locked up.

Regulation Football

A Part 46/48 Training Game using 30 CFR Part 56/57 Regulations.  Complete with instructions and a printable (Word 97) scoresheet.
All nine files (A through I) must be downloaded and unzipped into the same folder in order to work.  View the readme file (game instructions) in pdf format before downloading game files.

Part a 20.8 MB
Part b 24.6 MB
Part c 22.6 MB
Part d 20.6 MB
Part e 23 MB
Part f 32 MB
Part g 23 MB
Part h 21 MB
Part i 11 MB

PowerPoint Presentations*
*In zip files

Part 46 Annual Refresher

Mine Gasses

Confined Space Gases

Mine Gasses (What Am I?)

Workplace Examinations

Surge Pile Safety

Mobile Equipment Hazards

Dragline Shovel Inspection

Multi-Use Material

Ground Control Highwall Safety

M/NM Highwall Safety

What An Accident Might Mean to You

Hydraulic Pressure Intensification

Machine Guarding

Guarding Examples

Other Training Resources

Holmes Safety Bulletins--A great source of information, check out all of the past issues for toolbox talk materials!!

CFR 30 Part 48.28--MSHA Surface Annual Refresher -- Learning Objectives. (pdf)

MSHA Training Materials

Michigan Technological University

Vermont Safety Information Server

Safety Equipment

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health


Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement - Blaster's Training Modules

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