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REMINDER - New contact for Michigan’s MSHA Educational Field and Small Mine Services - Brett Chiccarello


As we begin to prepare for the 2021 training season, MAA is reminding our members that Michigan’s new contact for MSHA EFSMS is Brett Chiccarello.

For those that are not familiar with the MSHA Educational Field and Small Mine Services (EFSMS), this division of MSHA provides assistance in the development or improvement of the health and safety programs of mine operators and contractors in the mining community. The EFSMS specializes in developing programs tailored to reduce the number of injuries and illness' in the mining industry

Services MSHA EFSMA Provides are as follows:

·              Providing regulatory assistance

·              Conducting training program analysis

·              Approving Part 46 training plans

·              Providing concentrated assistance to mines with greater need; at these mines EFSMS implements programs         such as Training Makes a Difference and Job Task Analysis

·               Providing training to miners, managers, and other stakeholders

·              Monitoring and assisting industry instructors to develop and improve their skills

·              Participating in accident investigations and providing expertise on safety and training issues surrounding the          accident to determine root causes

·               Forming partnerships with associations and other entities to increase focus on safety and health issues in the         industry

·              Assisting with the development and growth of the Joseph A. Holmes Safety Association

·              Providing information at public forums such as health and safety conferences and outreach programs

Brett has informed MAA that he ready and willing to assist Michigan’s aggregate producers.  Therefore, please do not hesitate to contact Brett today.

Contact information:

Brett Chiccarello

315 West Allegan St
Lansing, MI 48933  
Telephone: (517)318-3600
Cell: (484) 366-4578          
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