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 2015-10-21

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

  • 2017-01-23; vol. 82 # 13 - Monday, January 23, 2017
    1. 82 FR 7680 - Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
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      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Mine Safety and Health Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective date: May 23, 2017.
      30 CFR Parts 56 and 57

Title 30 published on 2015-10-21.

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  • 2017-01-23; vol. 82 # 13 - Monday, January 23, 2017
    1. 82 FR 7680 - Examinations of Working Places in Metal and Nonmetal Mines
      GPO FDSys: XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Mine Safety and Health Administration
      Final rule.
      Effective date: May 23, 2017.
      30 CFR Parts 56 and 57