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Compliance Assistance: Templates and Other Resources


MSHA is providing these best practices, methods, lists of equipment, templates and example programs as guidance to assist operators in developing and updating a surface mobile equipment safety program.  This guidance is not all inclusive and is for informational purposes.  Because each mine has unique conditions and features, each operator is responsible for tailoring its surface mobile equipment safety program to meet its individual mine’s needs. (30 U.S.C. § 952(b))

As part of the agency’s cooperative programs with its Alliance partners, State grantees, and others, MSHA is providing the following mining industry-developed templates as guidance in developing and updating your mine-specific surface mobile equipment safety program. (30 U.S.C. §§ 952(b), 962)

MSHA does not endorse any of the products, suppliers, or manufacturers provided.  All references to non-governmental companies or organizations, their services, products, or resources are offered for informational purposes and should not be construed as an endorsement by the Department of Labor, of any of the companies or organizations, or their services, products, or resources. (Department of Labor Manual Series ((DLMS) 9-100, 123B.5.c)

Example Safety Programs and Templates  

(Shared by MSHA, MSHA Alliance partners, mines and mills in the interest of furthering safety throughout the mining industry)

Additional Resources will be provided by MSHA to assist production operators and contractors in developing and updating their surface mobile equipment safety program. A list of topics is provided below: