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Hazard Recognition

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the three primary methods of controlling hazards.
  • Identify the hazards and protective measures involving mobile equipment.
  • Identify the potential mechanical hazards at mine sites and how to minimize the risk.
  • Identify the hazards involving electricity and how to minimize the risk.
  • Identify hazards that may result in “struck by” incidents and how to minimize the risk.
  • Identify unsafe ground conditions and how to minimize the risk.
  • Identify slip, trip, and fall hazards and how to minimize the risk.
  • Identify environmental hazards such as noise, dust, and blasting and how to minimize the risk.
  • Recognize the importance of promptly reporting hazards.

Available in English

45 Mins

Each mine employee will know how to identify common hazards found at mine sites and the protective measures used to minimize the risk.

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Recognizing Hazards
  • Mobile Equipment Hazards
  • Mechanical Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Struck-By Hazards
  • Ground Conditions
  • Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Environmental Hazards
  • Reporting Hazards
Regulations
  • 30 CFR SUBCHAPTER H -- EDUCATION AND TRAINING, Part 46 - Sections 46.1 –46.12