This week George Reed hosted MSHA Annual Refresher training at the Carseum in the Modesto yard. Other companies attending included Basic Resources, GCU, 711, and Layman Electric. The 8 hour annual refresher is requirement of MSHA for operators to provide to their employees. The training revolves around miner safety and health, best practices, hazards in mining, and recent fatalities. This year, as in past years, CalOSHA Mining and Tunneling Unit’s state grantee Mark Hirzy led the training with informative videos, PowerPoint presentations, and educational games. Approximately 110 people received training over the two days.