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PART 56--SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS SURFACE METAL AND NONMETAL MINES (cont'd)

Subpart    L--Compressed Air and Boilers


56.13001    General requirements for boilers and pressure vessels.

56.13010    Reciprocating-type air compressors.

56.13011    Air receiver tanks.

56.13012    Compressor air intakes.

56.13015    Inspection of compressed-air receivers and other unfired pressure vessels.

56.13017    Compressor discharge pipes.

56.13019    Pressure system repairs.

56.13020    Use of compressed air.

56.13021    High-pressure hose connections.

56.13030    Boilers.

Subpart    M--Machinery and Equipment


56.14000    Definitions.

SAFETY DEVICES AND MAINTENANCE REQUIREMENTS


56.14100    Safety defects; examination, correction and records.

56.14101    Brakes.

56.14102    Brakes for rail equipment.

56.14103    Operators' stations.

56.14104    Tire repairs.

56.14105    Procedures during repairs or maintenance.

56.14106    Falling object protection.

56.14107    Moving machine parts.

56.14108    Overhead drive belts.

56.14109    Unguarded conveyors with adjacent travelways.

56.14110    Flying or falling materials.

56.14111    Slusher, backlash guards and securing.

56.14112    Construction and maintenance of guards.

56.14113    Inclined conveyors: backstops or brakes.

56.14114    Air valves for pneumatic equipment.

56.14115    Stationary grinding machines.

56.14116    Hand-held power tools.

56.14130    Roll-over protective structures (ROPS) and seat belts.

56.14131    Seat belts for haulage trucks.

56.14132    Horns and back-up alarms.

SAFETY PRACTICES AND OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES


56.14200    Warnings prior to starting or moving equipment.

56.14201    Conveyor start-up warning.

56.14202    Manual cleaning of conveyor pulleys.

56.14203    Application of belt dressing.

56.14204    Machinery lubrication.

56.14205    Machinery, equipment, and tools.

56.14206    Securing movable parts.

56.14207    Parking procedures for unattended equipment.

56.14208    Warning devices.

56.14209    Safety procedures for towing.

56.14210    Movement of dippers, buckets, loading booms, or suspended loads.

56.14211    Blocking equipment in a raised position.

56.14212    Chains, ropes, and drive belts.

56.14213    Ventilation and shielding for welding.

56.14214    Train warnings.

56.14215    Coupling or uncoupling cars.

56.14216    Backpoling.

56.14217    Securing parked railcars.

56.14218    Movement of equipment on adjacent tracks.

56.14219    Brakeman signals.

APPENDIX I    TO SUBPART M--NATIONAL CONSENSUS STANDARDS


Subpart    N--Personal Protection


56.15001    First aid materials.

56.15002    Hard hats.

56.15003    Protective footwear.

56.15004    Eye protection.

56.15005    Safety belts and lines.

56.15006    Protective equipment and clothing for hazards and irritants.

56.15007    Protective equipment or clothing for welding, cutting, or working with molten metal.

56.15014    Eye protection when operating grinding wheels.

56.15020    Life jackets and belts.

Subpart    O--Materials Storage and Handling


56.16001    Stacking and storage of materials.

56.16002    Bins, hoppers, silos, tanks, and surge piles.

56.16003    Storage of hazardous materials.

56.16004    Containers for hazardous materials.

56.16005    Securing gas cylinders.

56.16006    Protection of gas cylinder valves.

56.16007    Taglines, hitches, and slings.

56.16009    Suspended loads.

56.16010    Dropping materials from overhead.

56.16011    Riding hoisted loads or on the hoist hook.

56.16012    Storage of incompatible substances.

56.16013    Working with molten metal.

56.16014    Operator-carrying overhead cranes.

56.16015    Work or travel on overhead crane bridges.

56.16016    Lift trucks.

Subpart    P--Illumination


56.17001    Illumination of surface working areas.

Subpart    Q--Safety Programs


56.18002    Examination of working places.

56.18006    New employees.

56.18009    Designation of person in charge.

56.18010    First aid training.

56.18012    Emergency telephone numbers.

56.18013    Emergency communications system.

56.18014    Emergency medical assistance and transportation.

56.18020    Working alone.

Subpart    R--Personnel Hoisting


56.19000    Application.

HOISTS


56.19001    Rated capacities.

56.19002    Anchoring.

56.19003    Driving mechanism connections.

56.19004    Brakes.

56.19005    Locking mechanism for clutch.

56.19006    Automatic hoist braking devices.

56.19007    Overtravel and overspeed devices.

56.19008    Friction hoist synchronizing mechanisms.

56.19009    Position indicator.

56.19010    Location of hoist controls.

56.19011    Drum flanges.

56.19012    Grooved drums.

56.19013    Diesel- and other fuel-injection-powered hoists.

56.19014    Friction hoist overtravel protection.

56.19017    Emergency braking for electric hoists.

56.19018    Overtravel by-pass switches.

WIRE ROPES


56.19021    Minimum rope strength.

56.19022    Initial measurement.

56.19023    Examinations.

56.19024    Retirement criteria.

56.19025    Load end attachments.

56.19026    Drum end attachment.

56.19027    End attachment retermination.

56.19028    End attachment replacement.

56.19030    Safety device attachments.

HEADFRAMES AND SHEAVES


56.19035    Headframe design.

56.19036    Headframe height.

56.19037    Fleet angles.

56.19038    Platforms around elevated head sheaves.

CONVEYANCES


56.19045    Metal bonnets.

56.19049    Hoisting persons in buckets.

56.19050    Bucket requirements.

56.19054    Rope guides.

HOISTING PROCEDURES


56.19055    Availability of hoist operator for manual hoists.

56.19056    Availability of hoist operator for automatic hoists.

56.19057    Hoist operator's physical fitness.

56.19058    Experienced hoist operators.

56.19061    Maximum hoisting speeds.

56.19062    Maximum acceleration and deceleration.

56.19063    Persons allowed in hoist room.

56.19065    Lowering conveyances by the brakes.

56.19066    Maximum riders in a conveyance.

56.19067    Trips during shift changes.

56.19068    Orderly conduct in conveyances.

56.19069    Entering and leaving conveyances.

56.19070    Closing cage doors or gates.

56.19071    Riding in skips or buckets.

56.19072    Skips and cages in same compartment.

56.19073    Hoisting during shift changes.

56.19074    Riding the bail, rim, bonnet, or crosshead.

56.19075    Use of open hooks.

56.19076    Maximum speeds for hoisting persons in buckets.

56.19077    Lowering buckets.

56.19078    Hoisting buckets from the shaft bottom.

56.19079    Blocking mine cars.

56.19080    Hoisting tools, timbers, and other materials.

56.19081    Conveyances not in use.

56.19083    Overtravel backout device.

SIGNALING


56.19090    Dual signaling systems.

56.19091    Signaling instructions to hoist operator.

56.19092    Signaling from conveyances.

56.19093    Standard signal code.

56.19094    Posting signal code.

56.19095    Location of signal devices.

56.19096    Familiarity with signal code.

SHAFTS


56.19100    Shaft landing gates.

56.19101    Stopblocks and derail switches.

56.19102    Shaft guides.

56.19103    Dumping facilities and loading pockets.

56.19104    Clearance at shaft stations.

56.19105    Landings with more than one shaft entrance.

56.19106    Shaft sets.

56.19107    Precautions for work in compartment affected by hoisting operation.

56.19108    Posting warning signs during shaft work.

56.19109    Shaft inspection and repair.

56.19110    Overhead protection for shaft deepening work.

56.19111    Shaft-sinking ladders.

INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE


56.19120    Procedures for inspection, testing, and maintenance.

56.19121    Recordkeeping.

56.19122    Replacement parts.

56.19129    Examinations and tests at beginning of shift.

56.19130    Conveyance shaft test.

56.19131    Hoist conveyance connections.

56.19132    Safety catches.

56.19133    Shaft.

56.19134    Sheaves.

56.19135    Rollers in inclined shafts.

Subpart    S--Miscellaneous


56.20001    Intoxicating beverages and narcotics.

56.20002    Potable water.

56.20003    Housekeeping.

56.20005    Carbon tetrachloride.

56.20008    Toilet facilities.

56.20009    Tests for explosive dusts.

56.20010    Retaining dams.

56.20011    Barricades and warning signs.

56.20013    Waste receptacles.

56.20014    Prohibited areas for food and beverages.

Authority:    30 U.S.C. 811   
SOURCE:    50 FR 4054, Jan. 29, 1985, unless otherwise noted.


[   58 FR 69596, Dec. 30, 1993; 59 FR 8318, Feb. 18, 1994; 60 FR 30398, June 8, 1995]