MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 75.519-1
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 75.519-1
Main power circuits; disconnecting switches; locations.


Section 75.519 requires (a) that a disconnecting switch be installed on the surface at a point within 500 feet of the place where the main power circuit enters the underground area of a mine, and (b) that, in an instance on which a main power circuit enters the underground area through a shaft or borehole, a disconnecting switch be installed underground within 500 feet of the bottom of the shaft or borehole.