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.
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.
Any mine operator, miner or their agent can request training or training materials.
Mine operators, miners or their agent, organizations and individuals.
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 is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
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.
Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977, Public Law 095-164.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
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
No reports are required.
No audits are required for this program.
(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
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. See Appendix IV of the Catalog for listing of Mine Safety and Health Administration Offices.
Jeffrey A. Duncan, 201 12th Street South, Arlington, Virginia 22202 Phone: (202) 693-9570.
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is setting up its new Green Climate Fund to “provide support to developing countries to limit or reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”