Bay College to offer new miner, refresher training

ESCANABA –Bay College Training and Development will offer a 24-hour training program for new miners and an eight-hour refresher program in partnership with the Mine Safety and Health Administration.

The three-day new miner training covers safety and health hazards, employee rights and responsibilities, and job-related safety procedures. The eight-hour refresher training will be on the third day of the new miner training and covers the annual training requirements for owners and operators.

The new miner training will be 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 8, 9 and 10, with the refresher training on the final day. The session is limited to 15 participants, so pre-registration is required. All participants must have an email address, computer with a camera/microphone and sufficient internet to stream videos. Bay College will provide a computer lab for those unable to meet the technology requirements.

The new miner training costs $189, the refresher session $59. To register, go to the Bay College Training and Development web page at https://mytraining.baycollege.edu. For more information, contact the Training and Development office at 906-217-4200.


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