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[April 24, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 78)]
[Unified Agenda]
[Page 22919-22920]

Department of Labor (DOL)
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Prerule Stage


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1956. PROXIMITY DETECTION SYSTEM FOR CONTINUOUS MINING MACHINES

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant. Major status under 5 USC 801 is undetermined.

Legal Authority: 30 USC 811

CFR Citation: Not Yet Determined

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The ANPRM would seek information relative to the use of a proximity detection system to address crushing and pinning hazards associated with the operation of remote control continuous mining machines. Currently, there are no existing 30 CFR regulations that mandate the use of a proximity detection system on these machines.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Request for Information         09/00/06


Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Patricia W. Silvey, Acting Director, Office of
Standards, Regulations, and Variances, Department of Labor, Mine Safety
and Health Administration, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2349, Arlington,
VA 22209-3939
Phone: 202 693-9440
Fax: 202 693-9441
Email: silvey.patricia@dol.gov

RIN: 1219-AB49


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