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17.602 Mine Health and Safety Education and Training
MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977, as amended, Public Law 95-164.
To provide technical training for Federal mine inspectors and representatives of the mining industry.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
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.
Applicant Eligibility: Any mine operator, miner or their agent can request training or training materials.
Pre-application Coordination: This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Account Identification: 16-1200-0-1-554.
Training is provided through approximately 1,009 course days for Federal employees and 266 course days for the Mining Industry, as well as distributing approximately 5,000,000 mine safety publications.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Regional or Local Office: See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: