What does Mine Safety and Health Training cost? July 28, 2021 22:03 There is no cost to the miner or mine operator. Training is funded by a grant from the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) with a 20 percent matching fund from the state. Related articles I am a contractor for surface and underground mines. What type of training must I have? How many hours of training must I provide to a new mine employee? Where can I get mine safety training materials and forms? When will I receive benefits?