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SCSR Training Modules - FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: SCSR Training Modules - FY08


  • Develop, distribute, and evaluate unit specific SCSR care, maintenance, and inspection training modules to ensure that SCSRs are kept in good condition and all units that fail inspection are removed from service. Insure miners know how SCSRs work.
Miner wearing Self Contained Self Rescuer S C S R

Applicable Standards

  • 30 CFR 75.1714

Key Partners

  • BCOA
  • NMA
  • UMWA
  • USWA
  • SCSR Manufacturers (CSE, Draeger, MSA, Ocenco)
  • MSHA


  • None

Project Scope

  • Interagency Agreement with MSHA to develop and evaluate unit specific training for each SCSR
    • CSE SR-100
    • Draeger OXY K and OXY K Plus
    • MSA Life Saver 60
    • Ocenco EBA 6.5 and M-20
  • Training module consists of video, computer based training, instructor's guide, screen saver, and sticker


  • CSE and Ocenco training modules developed in FY 06
  • Draeger and MSA modules developed in FY 07


  • 50,000 Training module DVDs disseminated to mines
  • 120 DVDs disseminated to other stakeholders
  • Final rule


  • Improved training for miners
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)