MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 71.100
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 71.100
Respirable dust standard.

Each operator shall continuously maintain the average concentration of respirable dust in the mine atmosphere during each shift to which each miner in the active workings is exposed at or below 2.0 milligrams of respirable dust per cubic meter of air. Concentrations shall be measured with an approved sampling device and expressed in terms of an equivalent concentration determined in accordance with §71.206 (Approved sampling devices; equivalent concentrations).

For further information: See MSHA's Program Policy Manual