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MSHA - Title 30 CFR

30 CFR § 75.1504

Mine emergency evacuation training and drills.

Each operator of an underground coal mine shall conduct mine emergency evacuation training and drills and require all miners to participate.

(a) Schedule of training and drills. Each miner shall participate in a mine emergency evacuation training and drill once each quarter. Quarters shall be based on a calendar year (Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep, Oct-Dec). In addition-- (b) Content of quarterly training and drill. Each quarterly evacuation training and drill shall include the following: (c) Annual expectations training. Over the course of each year, each miner shall participate in expectations training that includes the following: (d) Certification of training and drills. At the completion of each training or drill required in this section, the operator shall certify by signature and date that the training or drill was held in accordance with the requirements of this section.