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Technical College of the Lowcountry
P. O. Box 1288
921 Ribaut Road
Beaufort, SC 29901-1288

The State of South Carolina provides mine health and safety training for the miners, mine operators and contract employees working at mining locations through the Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development of the Technical College of the Lowcountry. Classes are offered at the college or delivered on mine sites or in regional locations to better accommodate mining industry employees.

Courses are presented in:

  • 30 CFR parts 46 Annual Refresher Training;
  • 30 CFR parts 46 New Miner Training;
  • Powered Haulage Safety;
  • Electrical Hazards;
  • Machinery Safety/Accident Prevention;
  • Substance Abuse;
  • Job Safety Analysis;
  • First Aid and CPR;
  • Work Place Safety Audits;
  • Silicosis Prevention;
  • Back Injuries;
  • Confined Space Entry;
  • Bloodborne Pathogens;
  • Hazard Communication;
  • Accident Prevention/Investigation for Supervisors; and Hazardous Materials.
  • Fall Protection
  • Trenching
  • Many of these classes are integrated in to the 30 CFR parts 46 and 48 Annual Refresher and New Miner training but can also be delivered separately in more detail.

    Most training is presented on the campus of the Technical College of the Lowcountry but on-site mine specific training programs are also conducted throughout the state.

    For more program information contact Harold Guerry, MSHA Program Supervisor at (843) 986-6227 (cell) or e-mail or Jan Bedenbaugh, MSHA Program Director at (803) 981-7168
    (cell) or email