General Mine Safety Awareness

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General Mine Safety Awareness (GMSA) training provides an overview of mine safety and is a requirement for all contractors who work on a mine site in Saskatchewan.

Description

Mine Safety Awareness

Mining is a major benefactor to Saskatchewan’s economy. It is forecasted that within the next 10 years that direct, indirect and induced mining employment in the province will account for 17% of total employment or almost 1 in 5 jobs.

​Also referred to as GMSA, the General Mine Safety Awareness training provides an overview of mine safety and is a requirement for all contractors who work on a mine site in Saskatchewan.

 

Course Objectives:

  • Saskatchewan Mining Regulations, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations, and Saskatchewan Employment Act
  • Hazard identification and control
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Safe use of hand and power tools
  • Safe use of scaffolding and ladders
  • Controlled energy safety
  • Fire safety and hot-work awareness
  • Ground control awareness
  • Environmental awareness and spill reporting
  • Asbestos awareness
  • Incidents and reporting incidents
  • Fit for duty and drug testing

 

Our GMSA instructors hold national industry certification.

 

Base Charge:

$425.00 / Student + applicable taxes

 

Course Length:

This course is delivered over 2 full days and includes a mandatory written theory test.

 

Course Completion:

All students who complete the course successfully will each receive a wallet size certificate.

 

Travel Charge:

All mobile training will be subject to travel charge round trip of $ 1.25 / km