MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 57.9304
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 57.9304
Unstable ground.


(a) Dumping locations shall be visually inspected prior to work commencing and as ground conditions warrant.

(b) Where there is evidence that the ground at a dumping location may fail to support the mobile equipment, loads shall be dumped a safe distance back from the edge of the unstable area of the bank.