Location of self-rescue devices. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) and (c) of this section,
self-rescue devices meeting the requirements of standard 57.15030 shall be worn or carried by all persons underground. (b) Where the wearing or carrying of self-rescue devices meeting the requirements of standard 57.15030 is hazardous to a person, such self-rescue
devices shall be located at a distance no greater than 25 feet from such person. (c) Where a person works on or around mobile equipment, self-rescue devices may be placed in a readily accessible location on such equipment.
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