MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 57.19050
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 57.19050
Bucket requirements.


Buckets used to hoist persons during vertical shaft sinking operations shall--

(a) Be securely attached to a crosshead when traveling in either direction between the lower and upper crosshead parking locations;

(b) Have overhead protection when the shaft depth exceeds 50 feet;

(c) Have sufficient depth or a suitably designed platform to transport persons safely in a standing position; and

(d) Have devices to prevent accidental dumping where the bucket is supported by a bail attached to its lower half.