(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.
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