MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 70.300
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30 CFR § 70.300
Respiratory equipment; respirable dust.


Respiratory equipment approved by NIOSH under 42 CFR part 84 shall be made available to all persons whenever exposed to concentrations of respirable dust in excess of the levels required to be maintained under this part. Use of respirators shall not be substituted for environmental control measures in the active workings. Each operator shall maintain a supply of respiratory equipment adequate to deal with occurrences of concentrations of respirable dust in the mine atmosphere in excess of the levels required to be maintained under this part.


[35 FR 5544, Apr. 3, 1970, as amended at 47 FR 28095, June 29, 1982; 60 FR 30398, June 8, 1995]