MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 49.5
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 49.5
Mine rescue station.


(a) Except where alternative compliance is permitted, every operator of an underground mine shall designate, in advance, the location of the mine rescue station serving the mine. See MSHA's Program Policy Manual

(b) Mine rescue stations are to provide a centralized storage location for rescue equipment. This centralized storage location may be either at the mine site, affiliated mines, or a separate mine rescue structure. See MSHA's Program Policy Manual
(c) Mine rescue stations shall provide a proper storage environment to assure equipment readiness for immediate use.

(d) Authorized representatives of the Secretary shall have the right of entry to inspect any designated mine rescue station. See MSHA's Program Policy Manual