30 CFR 57.4363 - Underground evacuation instruction.

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§ 57.4363 Underground evacuation instruction.

(a) At least once every twelve months, all persons who work underground shall be instructed in the escape and evacuation plans and procedures and fire warning signals in effect at the mine.

(b) Whenever a change is made in escape and evacuation plans and procedures for any area of the mine, all persons affected shall be instructed in the new plans or procedures.

(c) Whenever persons are assigned to work in areas other than their regularly assigned areas, they shall be instructed about the escapeway for that area at the time of such assignment. However, persons who normally work in more than one area of the mine shall be instructed at least once every twelve months about the location of escapeways for all areas of the mine in which they normally work or travel.

(d) At the completion of any instruction given under this standard, the mine operator shall certify the date that the instruction was given. Certifications shall be retained for at least one year.

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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 57 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