MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 75.1600-1
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30 CFR § 75.1600-1
Communication facilities; main portals; installation requirements.


A telephone or equivalent two-way communication facility shall be located on the surface within 500 feet of all main portals, and shall be installed either in a building or in a box-like structure designed to protect the facilities from damage by inclement weather. At least one of these communication facilities shall be at a location where a responsible person who is always on duty when men are underground can hear the facility and respond immediately in the event of an emergency.


[38 FR 29999, Oct. 31, 1973]