Mine Health and Safety Education and Training

To provide technical training for Federal Mine Inspectors and representatives of the mining industry.



Agency - Department of Labor

The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of job seekers, wage earners and retirees by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities, protecting their retirement and health benefits and generally protecting worker rights and monitoring national economic measures.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.
Website Address

http://www.msha.gov




Program Accomplishments

Fiscal Year 2016: Training was provided through 1,322 course days for Federal and other employees and 124 course days for the mining industry, as well as distributing approximately 2,500,000 mine safety publications. Fiscal Year 2017: Training will be provided through approximately 1,000 course days for Federal and other employees and 125 course days for the mining industry, as well as distributing approximately 2,500,000 mine safety publications. Fiscal Year 2018: Training will be provided through approximately 1,000 course days for Federal and other employees and 100 course days for the mining industry, as well as distributing approximately 2,500,000 mine safety publications.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Provide initial and advanced mine safety and health training for Federal Mine Inspectors.

This technical training is available to mine operators, miners, states, and labor organizations.

Assistance is also provided in the form of written and audio visual training materials.

These materials deal with mining safety and health technical materials.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

Any mine operator, miner or their agent can request training or training materials.

Beneficiary Eligibility

Mine operators, miners or their agent, organizations and individuals.

Credentials/Documentation

No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Preapplication coordination is required.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Applicants may make inquiries by telephone or written request.

Award Procedures

None.

Deadlines

Not Applicable.

Authorization

Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977, Public Law 095-164.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

Not Applicable.

Appeals

Not Applicable.

Renewals

Not Applicable.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. This program has no matching requirements. This program does not have MOE requirements.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

None. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: None.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

No reports are required.

Audits

No audits are required for this program.

Records

None.

Financial Information

Account Identification

16-1200-0-1-554.

Obigations

(Salaries) FY 16 $13,100,000; FY 17 est $13,000,000; and FY 18 est $13,000,000

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

No Data Available.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Not Applicable.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.

Headquarters Office

Jeffrey A. Duncan, 201 12th Street South, Arlington, Virginia 22202 Phone: (202) 693-9570.

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Not Applicable.



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