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Buying & Assigning Seats with an Existing Log in

Updated on January 20, 2020 by MSC


If you already have an account with Mine Safety Center but you want to buy more training, this guide will walk you through the process of adding a credit card, buying seats, and assigning those seats to users. Contact Mine Safety Center if you have difficulty.

Adding a Credit Card

Login to the training portal. Press My Account button in the upper right corner to open a drop down menu. Select the Payment Information option.

Payment Information link

In the Payment Information section on the My Profile page, press the Add Card button on the right side.

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Online MSHA Training Reporting: A Step-By-Step Guide

Updated on August 30, 2017 by Sales Team


You’ve signed up for online MSHA training with MSC. Your employees have started their MSHA training but you want see how far along each of them are. But how do you do that? Here are step-by-step instructions for guiding you through the whole process:

Go to the Mine Safety Center Online Learning Portal and log in to your profile.

Login Page

Navigate to Reports using the main menu. By default, the Student Records sub-section will open.

Reports link

A list of your employees will be displayed. Use the search box, filter options, or page navigation buttons to locate employees. The column labled “# Open” will tell you which employees have courses that have not yet been completed.

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Manager MSHA Certificate Printing – A Step-By-Step Guide

Updated on August 29, 2017 by Sales Team


Your employees have finished their MSHA training. As a manager, how do you access and print their MSHA certificates?

Go to the Mine Safety Center Online Learning Portal and log in to your profile.

Login page

Navigate to Reports using the main menu. By default, the Student Records sub-section will open.

link to reports page

link to individual report

A list of your employees will be displayed. Use the search box, filter options, or page navigation buttons to locate employees.

Upon locating the desired employee, click their username. You will be taken to that employee’s individual report.

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MSC Trouble Shooting

Updated on May 19, 2017 by Sales Team


Experiencing one of these issues?

  1. The video is stuck on loading
  2. How do I change my password?
  3. I forgot my password
  4. Why is name and address information missing on my certificate?

The course is stuck on loading

Here are some common steps to troubleshoot issue with courses loading:

  1. Is you internet conenction is working? A course module should never take more than a few seconds to load. You can check your internet connection speed at fast.com
  2. What Internet browser are you using? We only support these common browsers:

If you’re using one of the supported browsers and still having issues, try another browser from the list.

How do I change my password?

You can change your password by choosing the Edit Profile option in the My Account drop-down:

Edit Profile Link

Enter your new password into both password fields and press save.

User Information section

I forgot my password

You can reset your password from the login page by clicking the Forgot Password link.

forgot password link

On the Forgot Password screen, enter the email address associated with you account and press Submit.

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Tell MSHA To Delay Their New Workplace Exam Rule

Updated on April 25, 2017 by Sales Team


Tomorrow (April 25th) is the last day to let MSHA know that you want their disastrous new workplace exam rule delayed.

You can submit your comment right here.

MSHA Safety Enforcement Update

MSHA has been seeking comments on its proposal to delay the effective date of the metal/non-metal workplace exam rule “to provide stakeholders training and compliance assistance.”

As Mine Industry Attorney (and friend of MSC) Willa Perlmutter puts it:

“It’s an odd basis for saying they want to extend the rule, since the need for stakeholder training and compliance assistance was surely contemplated when the final rule was published back in January. This leads me to think that MSHA is considering whether to pull (or at least, to radically amend) the rule altogether.”

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Printing Your MSHA Part 46 Certificate

Updated on April 24, 2017 by Sales Team


This guide will teach you to print your MSHA Part 46 Certificate after you’ve already completed your MSHA training with Mine Safety Center.

When you finish MSC’s Part 46 training, you still need to print your MSHA Part 46 Certificate. When all of the modules are complete, a certificate icon will appear on the My Courses page.

My Courses certificate icon

To print your MSHA certificate, click the icon. Your certificate will open in a new browser tab. Verify the information is correct. Then click the Print Certificate button at the top right. Your browser’s print options will open. The next steps to print will be slightly different from broswer-to-browser. If you wish to save the certificate as a PDF file rather than print a hard copy, look for the option titled “Save to PDF” or “Print to PDF”.

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Editing or Updating MSHA Trainee Info

Updated on April 19, 2017 by Sales Team


In order to get the most out of Mine Safety Center’s automatic certificate features, you need to complete information for each trainee profile, including:

  1. Full name as it appears on a trainee’s birth certificate including middle name (not just an initial) and any suffixes (Jr. etc.) if applicable
  2. The address of the location where the majority of training will take place
  3. The name of the training location. Is that location your office, their home, or some other location?

It’s a good idea to gather all this information before you begin updating your trainee profiles.

How To Update or Edit MSHA Trainee Profiles

Log in to the Mine Safety Center training portal

Login Page

Navigate to Add / Update Users in the main menu

Add / update users link

Use the search box, filters options, and/or page navigation to locate a specific trainee. When located, click on their username, first, or last name to edit there profile.

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Your MSHA Workplace Inspection Form Is Wrong- Want One That’s Not?

Updated on February 7, 2017 by Sales Team


We have confirmation on the updated MSHA workplace exam rule after some initial confusion around the Trump Administration’s freeze on all Obama era regulations not finalized in the Federal Register. The MSHA workplace exam rule will go into effect on May 23rd as scheduled. This means your current MSHA workplace inspection form will soon be wrong.

Has anyone come up with an MSHA workplace inspection form that meets the new requirements?

Yes, and you can get it for free. More on that later.

MSHA workplace inspection form worksite

How did the new MSHA workplace exam rule get through?

According to Willa Perlmutter, an attorney at Stoel-Rives:

“The Labor Department’s current position is that the workplace examination rules were not affected by the memorandum and that the May 23 effective date remains in place.”

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MSHA Workplace Exam Rules Just Got Harder

Updated on January 19, 2017 by Sales Team


It’s official, the new MSHA workplace exam rule will go into effect May 23rd, 2017. We covered this rule change when it was proposed in July. Safety officials and managers across the country had a negative reaction to the proposal, to say the least (more on that later).

What’s in the “New” MSHA Workplace Exam Rule?

Let’s review what’s happening with the MSHA workplace exam rule. There are 4┬ámain changes┬áthat will have a massive impact on how mines across the country conduct their workplace exams.

The updated Workplace Exam standard requires:

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October is Mining’s Deadliest Month

Updated on October 20, 2016 by Sales Team


3 Mine Safety Tips for Changing of Seasons

I think you’ll agree with me when I say:

Mine safety is a constant work in progress.

Sure everyone buys in during training and safety events, that’s good. But the true test of a safety culture is when your team needs to hit a deadline during the most dangerous month of the year. As MSHA reminds us, “October historically ranks as the deadliest month in metal and nonmetal.”

And in today’s post, I’m going to show you 3 hidden dangers that could impact your company’s safety this fall.

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