MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.1006
Skip to content
MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.1006
Highwalls; men working.


(a) Men, other than those necessary to correct unsafe conditions, shall not work near or under dangerous highwalls or banks.

(b) Except as provided in paragraph (c) of this section, men shall not work between equipment and the highwall or spoil bank where the equipment may hinder escape from falls or slides.

(c) Special safety precautions shall be taken when men are required to perform repair work between immobilized equipment and the highwall or spoil bank and such equipment may hinder escape from falls or slides.