MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.404
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Mine Safety and Health Administration - MSHA
- Protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978
30 CFR § 77.404
Machinery and equipment; operation and maintenance.
Mobile and stationary machinery and equipment shall be maintained in safe operating condition and machinery or equipment in unsafe condition shall be removed from service immediately.
Machinery and equipment shall be operated only by persons trained in the use of and authorized to operate such machinery or equipment.
Repairs or maintenance shall not be performed on machinery until the power is off and the machinery is blocked against motion, except where machinery motion is necessary to make adjustments.
Machinery shall not be lubricated while in motion where a hazard exists, unless equipped with extended fittings or cups.
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