MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 77.308
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MSHA - Title 30 CFR
30 CFR § 77.308
Structures housing other facilities; use of partitions.


Thermal dryer systems installed after June 30, 1971 in any structure which also houses a tipple, cleaning plant, or other operating facility shall be separated from all other working areas of such structure by a substantial partition capable of providing greater resistance to explosion pressures than the exterior wall or walls of the structure. The partition shall also include substantial, self-closing fire doors at all entrances to the areas adjoining the dryer system.