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WFTR246 - Mining Fundamentals Safe Work Practices
Course Code:
WFTR 246

Calendar Description:
Participants gain an understanding of the purposes and goals of establishing safe operating procedures at a surface mine.

Date First Offered:

2011-05-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 14
Lecture Hours: 14

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Safe operating procedures
Working safely near a drill pattern
Blasting protocols
Orientation to forklift operation


Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

- Explain the risks associated with blasting areas and equipment
- Describe the risks associated with forklift operation, to the driver, other personnel, and to the equipment if the device is not used correctly
- Explain the purpose and goal of establishing safe operating procedures
- Explain the purpose of using personal protective equipment related to the hazards associated with an operational mine site
- Identify a blasting booster and explain how to safely manage the risks associated
- List at least three safe operating procedures that are important to a mine employee
- Demonstrate correct use of a two-way radio in a mining operation

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
Pass

Grading Weight:
Participation: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No
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