Mine Health and Safety Education and Training

To provide technical training for Federal mine inspectors and representatives of the mining industry.



Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.
Website Address

http://www.msha.gov



Program Accomplishments

Training is provided through approximately 1,516 course days for Federal and other employees and 250 course days for the Mining Industry, as well as distributing approximately 6,990,240 mine safety publications.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Provide initial and advanced Mine Safety and Health Training for Federal Mine Inspectors.

This Technical training is available to Mine Operators, Miners, States, and labor Organizations.

Assistance is also provided in the form of written and audio visual training materials.

These materials deal with Mining Safety and Health Technical Materials.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any mine operator, miner or their agent can request training or training materials.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Mine operators, miners or their agent, organizations and individuals.

Credentials/Documentation

None.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

By telephone or written request.

Award Procedures

None.

Deadlines

None.

Authorization

Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977, as amended, Public Law 95-164. Public Law 109-236, Mine Improvement and New Emergency Response Act of 2006 (MINER Act).

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

None.

Appeals

None.

Renewals

None.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

None.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

None.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

None.

Audits

None.

Records

None.

Financial Information

Account Identification

16-1200-0-1-554.

Obigations

(Salaries and Expenses) FY 07 $10,414,000; FY 08 est $11,000,000; and FY 09 est $12,000,000.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

None.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

None.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.

Headquarters Office

Director Educational Policy and Development, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Department of Labor, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209. Contacts: Jeffrey A. Duncan, Telephone: (202) 693-9570; Janet R. Bertinuson, Manager of Academy Operations. Telephone: (304) 256-3265.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

None.



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