30 CFR § 71.300 Respirable dust control plan; filing requirements.
(a) Within 15 calendar days after the termination date of a citation
for violation of §71.100 (Respirable dust standard) or
§71.101 (Respirable dust standard when quartz is
present), the operator shall submit to the District Manager for approval a
written respirable dust control plan applicable to the work position
identified in the citation. The respirable dust control plan and revisions
thereof shall be suitable to the conditions and the mining system of the
coal mine and shall be adequate to continuously maintain respirable dust
within the permissible concentration at the surface work position identified
in the citation.
(b) Each respirable dust control plan shall include at least the
(1) The mine identification number and designated work
position number assigned by MSHA, the operator's name, mine name, mine
address, and mine telephone number and the name, address, and telephone
number of the principal officer in charge of health and safety at the
(2) The specific designated work position at the mine to
which the plan applies;
(3) A detailed description of the specific respirable dust
control measures used to abate the violation of the respirable dust standard;
(4) A detailed description of how each of the respirable
dust control measures described in response to paragraph (b)(3) of this
section will continue to be used by the operator, including at least the
specific time, place and manner the control measures will be used.