MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 56.1
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 56.1
Purpose and scope.


This part 56 sets forth mandatory safety and health standards for each surface metal or nonmetal mine, including open pit mines, subject to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. The purpose of these standards is the protection of life, the promotion of health and safety, and the prevention of accidents.