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[June 28, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 123)]
[Unified Agenda]
[Page 37815]

Department of Labor (DOL)
(Proposed Rule Stage)

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)

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1960. TRAINING STANDARDS FOR SHAFT AND SLOPE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS AT UNDERGROUND MINES


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

Legal Authority: 30 USC 811; 30 USC 825

CFR Citation: 30 CFR 48.2; 30 CFR 48.7; 30 CFR 48.8; 30 CFR 48.22; 30 CFR 48.23; 30 CFR 49.28

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rule would remove the language that exempts shaft and slope construction workers from being required to take part 48 training. Shaft and slope construction workers, for training purposes, would be treated like underground and surface extraction and production miners.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            06/00/04


Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Marvin W. Nichols Jr., Director, Office of Standards, Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Room 2352, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209
Phone: 202 693--9440
Fax: 202 693--9441
Email: nichols-marvin@dol.gov

RIN: 1219-AB35

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