This product is intended to be utilized for at least the first 4 hours of the 24 hours of training required by the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) Mine Safety and Health Administration’s (MSHA) regulations. However, MSHA requires training that is specific to each mine site that this program cannot address. In addition to this training, operators must train employees on all required topics required by 30 C.F.R. §46.5(b) and 30 C.F.R. §46.5(c).
Britney is a registered Professional Engineer in Colorado and Wyoming. She has completed 8 years
in the Army National Guard. Her career has been in mining, land development, asphalt, ready mix
and sand and gravel operations for almost 20 years. Britney is currently employed by Martin
Marietta, where she has held the positions of Quality Control Manager, Aggregate Plant Manager
and serves currently as Senior Project Engineer.
Todd is the Executive Director for the Colorado Stone, Sand & Gravel Association. Prior to that, Todd
spent many years in the construction, aggregate mining and the concrete industries . His experience
includes managing businesses and operations in both the U.S. and Canada.
Annelise has been involved with the Colorado Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (CSSGA) since 2012
and has worked closely with the association's Safety Committee throughout this time. Her
background includes usability testing, education outreach, as well as research and development of
safety training products.
Josh Schultz is the Managing Attorney at the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, PC's Denver, Colorado
Office. The Law Office of Adele L. Abrams is a firm that represents employers in MSHA and OSHA
defense, compliance, and training nationwide. Mr. Schultz is accredited by the International Society
of Mine Safety Professionals. Before joining the Law Office of Adele Abrams in September 2008, he
clerked with the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Office of the
Tom started work as a Firefighter/EMT for 8 years specializing in wildland firefighting and medical
care. Then he moved to fire inspections after Graduating Cum Laude with a B.S. in Fire Science from
Columbia Southern University. Doing fire inspections, he worked in many diverse industries including
being the mine fire inspector for 2 years with SimplexGrinnnell. Tom became the Safety Director for
Transit Mix Concrete Company in 2016.
William is a Certified Mine Safety Professional who has been the Director of the State of Colorado
Mine Safety Training & Education Program for the last 23 years. Before that William worked for 14
years in the underground and surface metal and non-metal mining industry for three major mining
companies. He has enjoyed collaborating with many state, national and international mining trade
associations and mine health and safety professional organizations.
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