Safety: MSHA and OSHA | Casper College, Wyoming

Safety: MSHA and OSHA

Mine Safety and Health Act (MSHA)

Casper College offers the 8-Hour MSHA Refresher and the 24-Hour MSHA New-Miner Training class every month. Call 268-2085 for further information.

The training activities of the following hazardous materials classes are potentially stressful. Participants are required to wear a fully encapsulated suit, a self-contained breathing apparatus, and a full-face mask. The gear may weigh up to 45 pounds. Participants must perform hands-on activities with special emphasis on conditions involving pulmonary, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal systems. Casper College offers the 8-Hour MSHA Refresher and the 24-Hour MSHA New-Miner Training class every month. Call 268-2085 for further information.

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA)

The training activities of the following hazardous materials class are potentially stressful. These activities require the participant to wear a fully encapsulated suit, a self-contained breathing apparatus, and a full-face mask. The weight of the full gear may be up to 45 pounds. Participants must be able to perform hands-on activities with special emphasis on conditions involving pulmonary, cardiovascular, and musculoskeletal systems.

SPRING 2018

8-Hour MSHA Annual Refresher

All miners must have a minimum of eight hours of annual refresher training (MSHA 30 CFR 48.28). Topics include mandatory health and safety standards; transportation controls and communication systems; escape and emergency
evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting; ground control; working in areas of high walls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and night work; first aid; electrical hazards; accident prevention; health; explosives; and self-rescue and respiratory devices. You must take the annual refresher during or before your expiration month.

  • Course # CEU 3001 60
  • .8 CEUs
  • Fri., Jan. 12
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $130
  • Course # CEU 3001 61
  • .8 CEUs
  • Fri., Feb. 9
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $130
  • Course # CEU 3001 70
  • .8 CEUs
  • Fri., Mar. 9
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $130
  • Course # CEU 3001 80
  • .8 CEUs
  • Fri., Apr. 6
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $130
  • Course # CEU 3001 81
    .8 CEUs
    Fri., May 4
    7 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Location: GW 115
    Instructor: Wyoming State
    Grant Program
    Cost: $130

24-Hour MSHA New Miner

All new surface miners must have 24 hours of training (MSHA 30 CFR 48.25/46.5). Topics covered include statutory rights of miners and their representatives; authority and responsibility of supervisors; self-rescue and respiratory devices; transportation controls and communication systems; introduction to work environment; escape and emergency evacuation plans; fire warning and firefighting; ground control; working in areas of high walls, water hazards, pits, and spoil banks; illumination and night work; health; electrical hazards; first aid; explosives; and health and safety of tasks assigned to new miners.

  • Course # CEU 3000 60
  • 2.4 CEUs
  • Tue. thru Thur., Jan. 9 to 11
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $260
  • Course # CEU 3000 61
  • 2.4 CEUs
  • Tue. thru Thur., Feb. 6 to 8
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $260
  • Course # CEU 3000 70
  • 2.4 CEUs
  • Tue. thru Thur., Mar. 6 to 8
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $260
  • Course # CEU 3000 80
  • 2.4 CEUs
  • Tue. thru Thur., Apr. 3 to 5
  • 7 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Wyoming State
  • Grant Program
  • Cost: $260
  • Course # CEU 3000 81
    2.4 CEUs
    Tue. thru Thur., May 1 to 3
    7 a.m.-4 p.m.
    Location: GW 115
    Instructor: Wyoming State
    Grant Program
    Cost: $260
10-Hour OSHA Construction

This class provides entry-level workers with information to reduce workplace injuries and illnesses. OSHA training helps workers become knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights and how to recognize, avoid, abate, and prevent safety and health hazards in the workplace.

  • Course # CEU 0914 70
  • 1.0 CEUs
  • Sat. and Sun., Feb. 24 and 25
  • 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Location: GW 115
  • Instructor: Payton Zierolf
  • Cost: $275
30-Hour OSHA Construction

OSHA training helps workers become knowledgeable about workplace hazards and their rights and how to recognize, avoid, abate, and prevent safety and health hazards in the workplace. The extended learning in the 30-hour class is intended for supervisors or workers with safety responsibility.

  • Course # CEU 0904 80
  • 3.0 CEUs
  • Tue. thru Fri., Apr. 3 to 6
  • 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Location: EI 107
  • Instructor: Payton Zierolf
  • Cost: $475