Underground site specific hazard training

Welcome to the Pattison Sand Company Underground Site Specific Hazard Training course . This course will provide you with vital safety information that you are required to know.  It will also familiarize you with the documents that must be completed on your behalf in order to enter certain areas of the Pattision property. 

MSHA  requires that all contractors and visitors complete this training every year. This site specific hazard training must be completed by any person entering the Pattison above ground facilities will be:

This course covers Underground training and must be completed by any individual that meets any of the above criteria.

If you have any questions, please contact the Pattison Sand Company training administrator:

Tim Adkins
email: [email protected]
telephone: (563) 964-2860 xtn 143

UNDERGROUND Overview, Procedures & Safety Equipment - This section covers the emergency procedures to be followed in the event of an emergency in a PSC underground mine. Only those who actually enter the mine are required to complete this section.

Maps of the underground mines

Emergency and Evacuation Procedures

UNDERGROUND Safety & Emergency Equipment - Special equipment is required when entering the mine. This section will familiarize you with this equipment. Only those who actually enter the mine are required to complete this section.

MSA model W65 Self Rescuer Overview

MSA Self Rescuer Instructional Video

Hard Hats and Head Lamps

UNDERGROUND HAZARD RECOGNITION & AVOIDANCE - Hazards exist underground that do not exist above ground. This section covers these hazards. Only those who actually enter the mine are required to complete this section.

Hazards in the underground environment

Blasting Area Hazards

Overhead ground control

Hot Work

TRAINING DOCUMENTATION & CERTIFICATION - Upon completing this course, the following documentation and certifications will be provided to you, kept on file with Pattison Sand Company, and/or filed on your behalf with MSHA

Form 5000.23 - MSHA Training Certificate.

Underground Site Specific Training Complete!