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Department of Resources and Economic Development
Office of Workforce Opportunity
64 Old Sunbrook Road
Concord, NH 03301

The State of New Hampshire, the Office of Workforce Opportunity, under the Department of Labor, Division of Safety and Training Resources and Economic Development, has been designated as the agency responsible for mine safety and health training in the State. It is the responsibility of this agency to provide safety and health training to the metal and nonmetal surface mine employees throughout the State in accordance with 30 CFR parts 46 and 48.

The primary goal of the program is to eliminate fatal mining accidents and to significantly reduce the number and severity of on-the-job injuries to mine workers. This is accomplished through 8-hour safety and health training classes.

Subjects covered in the training sessions include:

  • Safe haulage vehicle operation;
  • Fatality review;
  • Prevention of Silicosis;
  • Fall protection;
  • 30 CFR parts 56/57 review;
  • electrical hazards;
  • specific topics requested by the mine owner/operator.
  • Training sessions are conducted at the employer's work site or at a site convenient to the mining operation.

    For more program information contact Ms. Jackie Heuser at (603) 229-3470 or at Jackie.Heuser@dred.state.nh.us