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.
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.
Any mine operator, miner or their agent can request training or training materials.
Mine operators, miners or their agent, organizations and individuals.
Aplication and Award Process
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
By telephone or written request.
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
Formula and Matching Requirements
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Post Assistance Requirements
(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
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
Regional or Local Office
See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.
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.
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