Saskatchewan General Mine Safety Awareness Training
General Mine Safety Awareness training meets Saskatchewan provincial legislative requirements. As per Saskatchewan OH&S Regulations and the Saskatchewan Mines Safety Regulations this course is a requirement for any contractor/employees working on a mine site in Saskatchewan. Instructor led to accommodate all diverse learning styles, the program provides an overview of mine safety through 13 modules.
- Hazard Recognition & Control
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Safe use of Hand and Power Tools
- Safe use of Scaffolding and Ladders
- Controlled Energy including Arc Flash and Standard Protection Code Requirements
- Fire Safety
- Environmental Safety
- Reporting Incidents and Site Specific Notification Requirements
- Ground Control Awareness
- Self-Rescue Techniques
- Asbestos Awareness
- Fit for Duty, Drug and Alcohol Testing Requirements, Site & Internal requirements
Upon completion of the General Mine Safety Awareness Training, contractor employees will have the knowledge, training and information required to safely and efficiently operate in underground mines within Saskatchewan.
Duration & Location
14 hours of classroom theory, followed by written competency exam.
General Mine Safety Awareness Training expires within 3 years of the original training date.
- Written examination
- Record of training report to employer
- Wallet Card Certification upon successful completion of course