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Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Mine rescue teams: minimum requirements.
Regulations (effective 11 July 1981) under the Mine Safety and Health Act 1977. Operators of underground mines must have at least 2 mine rescue teams available at each underground mine. Cooperative agreements and contractual arrangements are permitted, and alternative plans may be submitted for mine rescue capability for small and remote mines, and for special mining conditions. Provisions concerning: mine rescue stations; equipment and maintenance requirements at each station (12 self-contained oxygen breathing apparatus; portable supply of liquid oxygen, liquid air, oxygen pumps, cap lamps, gas detectors); physical criteria and physical requirements for mine rescue team members (medical records); training (instructors, training records); emergency notification plan and mine map.
Federal Register, 30 Code of Federal Regulations Part 49. Vol.45, No.135, 11 July 1980, p.46992-47005.