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Basic Inspection Workbook

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Basic Inspection Workbook

In this course you will learn about inspection and enforcement aspects of regulatory programs. The workbook is designed for use in conjunction with applicable regulatory program requirements.

  • Adobe PDF, available upon request.
  • Hard-copy Binder, available upon request.

Course Description

Please see the course descriptions catalog for more information.

Course Topics

  1. Overview of Surface Mining Activities
  2. Inspection Responsibilities
  3. Enforcement Responsibilities
  4. Blasting Standards

Registration Information:

Please complete the online registration form at:

For the online course, please select Course Name: Basic Inspection Workbook (BIW-S-20221).

For course materials to be mailed, please select Basic Inspection Workbook HARD COPY REQUESTED (BIW-H-20221).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Who is this course for? This course is primary aimed at new inspectors with less than six months of surface mining experience.

Can I take this course for free? Yes, there is no fee for this self-study course. You can complete this course at your own pace.

Can I get a course certificate? Yes, upon completion, you will need to certify that you have completed all course materials and a certificate of completion will be provided.

What resources will I need for this class? All materials for the class will be provided upon request.

If you have any questions, please contact

Fred Cruise, Technical Training Program Specialist
Phone: (202) 208-2623, Fax: (202) 219-3111