The Nebraska Safety Center at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is currently taking registrations for the Mine Safety and Health Conference 2003, scheduled for January 8 at the Kearney Holiday Inn beginning at 8:30 a.m. and concluding by approximately 4 p.m.
The conference will include various sessions about training, regulations and other issues within mine safety. Interested participants can pre-register by January 2, 2003 for . Late registration fee is . Breaks and lunches are included in fees. To register, please send the name of attendees, company represented and registration fee to:
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Nebraska Safety Center – West Center
Kearney, NE 68849-4550
In addition, a block of rooms have been set aside at the Holiday Inn for the night of January 7. The rate for the room is $62 and can be reserved by calling (308) 237-5971. Be sure to tell them you are attending the Mine Safety Conference to ensure the discounted rate on the room.
Presenters and Schedule of Events:
8:30 – 9 a.m.
9 – 9:10 a.m.
Welcome – Darrel Jensen, Associate Professor, Nebraska Safety Center
9:10 – 10:30 a.m.
MSHA Haz/Com Regulations – Adele L. Abrams, Esq., Law practice focused on MSHA
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
10:45 – noon
NIOSH Sand & Gravel Initiative – Thomas Camm, NIOSH, Sand & Gravel Initiative
Noon – 1 p.m.
Lunch (Buffett) – Speaker
1 – 2 p.m.
MSHA Metal/ Non-Metal – Robert Friend, Metal/Non-Metal Administrator, MSHA
2 – 2:45 p.m.
Training for Today’s Miners – W. Ben Hart, Florida Mine Safety Training Program
2:45 – 3 p.m.
3 – 3:50 p.m.
Compliance with NE DEQ – Tom Franklin, Nebraska Dept. of Environmental Quality
3:50 – 4 p.m.
** please be advised that this conference DOES NOT satisfy the MSHA requirements for Annual Refresher Training or New Miner