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.
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.
- 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.
$425.00 / Student + applicable taxes
This course is delivered over 2 full days and includes a mandatory written theory test.
All students who complete the course successfully will each receive a wallet size certificate.
All mobile training will be subject to travel charge round trip of $ 1.25 / km