30 CFR 56.4200 - General requirements.

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§ 56.4200 General requirements.

(a) For fighting fires that could endanger persons, each mine shall have -

(1) Onsite firefighting equipment for fighting fires in their early stages; and

(2) Onsite firefighting equipment for fighting fires beyond their early stages, or the mine shall have made prior arrangements with a local fire department to fight such fires.

(b) This onsite firefighting equipment shall be -

(1) Of the type, size, and quantity that can extinguish fires of any class which could occur as a result of the hazards present; and

(2) Strategically located, readily accessible, plainly marked, and maintained in fire-ready condition.

[50 FR 4054, Jan. 29, 1985, as amended at 50 FR 20100, May 14, 1985]

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Title 30 published on 2015-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 30 CFR Part 56 after this date.

  • 2015-09-02; vol. 80 # 170 - Wednesday, September 2, 2015
    1. 80 FR 52984 - MSHA Headquarters, Pittsburgh Safety and Health Technology Center, and Respirable Dust Processing Laboratory Address Changes
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Mine Safety and Health Administration
      Final rule; technical amendment.
      Effective Date: September 2, 2015.
      30 CFR Parts 7, 18, 44, 46, 48, 49, 56, 57, 70, 71, 72, 74, 75, and 90