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Name: Diesel Particulate Exposure of Underground Metal and Non-Metal Miners. Final Rule (30 CFR Part 57).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers; Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2002-07-18
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 2002-07-18, Vol. 67, No. 138, pp. 47296-47299
ISN: USA-2002-R-62439
Bibliography: Federal Register, 2002-07-18, Vol. 67, No. 138, pp. 47296-47299
Abstract/Citation: Promulgated by Mine Safety and Health Administration. Stays effectiveness of 30 CFR 57.5060(d), 57.5060(e), 57.5060(f) and 57.5062. Section 57.5060(d) permits miners to work in areas where diesel particulate matter exceeds applicable concentration limit with advance approval from Secretary. Section 57.5060(e) prohibits use of personal protective equipment to comply with concentration limits. 57.5060(f) prohibits use of administrative controls to comply with concentration limits. Section 57.5062 addresses diesel particulate matter control plan.
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