(a) Upon a miner's completion of each MSHA approved training program,
the operator shall record and certify on MSHA form 5000-23 that the miner has
received the specified training. A copy of the training certificate shall be
given to the miner at the completion of the training. The training
certificates for each miner shall be available at the mine site for
inspection by MSHA and for examination by the miners, the miners'
representative and State inspection agencies. When a miner leaves the
operator's employ, the miner shall be entitled to a copy of his training
(b) False certification that training was given shall be punishable
under section 110(a) and (f) of the Act.
(c) Copies of training certificates for currently employed miners
shall be kept at the mine site for 2 years, or for 60 days after termination
(Pub. L. No. 96-511, 94 Stat. 2812 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.))
[43 FR 47459, Oct. 13, 1978, as amended at 47 FR 14706, Apr. 6, 1982; 60 FR 33719, June 29, 1995]