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V.G-1 Reporting PCB Spills
V.G-2 Operator Responsibility Over Customer Vehicles
V.G-3 Suspected "Foul Play" Felonies
V.G-4 Mine Plan Approval Procedures


INTERPRETATION, APPLICATION, AND GUIDELINES ON ENFORCEMENT OF 30 CFR


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PART 70 MANDATORY HEALTH STANDARDS-
UNDERGROUND COAL MINES
   
Subpart A General
   
Subpart B Dust Standards
70.100 Respirable Dust Standards
70.101 Respirable Dust Standard When Quartz is Present
   
Subpart C Sampling Procedures
70.201 Sampling; General Requirements
70.204 Approved Sampling Device; Maintenance and Calibration
70.205 Approved Sampling Devices; Operations; Air Flowrate
70.207 Bimonthly Sampling; Mechanized Mining Units
70.208 Bimonthly Sampling; Designated Areas
70.209 Respirable Dust Samples; Transmission by Operator
70.210 Respirable Dust Samples; Report to Operator
70.220 Status Change Reports
   
Subpart D Respiratory Equipment
70.305 Respiratory Equipment; Gas, Dusts, Fumes, or Mists

PART 71

MANDATORY HEALTH STANDARDS -
SURFACE COAL MINES AND SURFACE WORK
AREAS OF UNDERGROUND COAL MINES

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Subpart A General
71.1 Scope
   
Subpart B Dust Standard
71.100 Respirable Dust Standard
71.101 Respirable Dust Standard When Quartz is Present
   
Subpart C Sampling Procedures
71.201 Sampling; General Requirements
71.204 Approved Sampling Devices; Maintenance and Calibration
71.205 Approved Sampling Devices; Operations; Air Flowrate
71.208 Bimonthly Sampling; Designated Work Positions
71.209 Respirable Dust Sample; Transmission by Operator
71.210 Respirable Dust Sample; Report to Operator; Posting
71.220 Status Change Reports
   
Subpart D Respirable Dust Control Plans
71.301 Respirable Dust Control Plan; Filing Requirements

PART 75

MANDATORY SAFETY STANDARDS -
UNDERGROUND COAL MINES

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Subpart C Roof Support
75.209 Automated Temporary Roof Supports (ATRS) Systems
75.221 Roof Control Plan Information
   
Subpart D Ventilation
75.301 Definitions
75.302 Main Mine Fans
75.310 Installation of Main Mine Fans
75.323 Actions for Excessive Methane
75.325 Air Quantity
75.327 Air Courses and Trolley Haulage Systems
75.330 Face Ventilation Control Devices
75.340 Underground Electrical Installations
75.341 Direct-Fired Intake Air Heaters
75.342 Methane Monitors
75.350 Air Courses and Belt Haulage Entries
75.360 Preshift Examination
75.371 Mine Ventilation Plan; Contents
75.380 Escapeways; Bituminous and Lignite Mines
75.385 Opening New Mines
75.386 Final Mining of Pillars
   
Subpart E Combustible Materials and Rock Dusting
75.400 Accumulation of Combustible Material
75.400-2 Cleanup Program
75.402 Rock Dusting
75.403 Maintenance of Incombustible Content of Rock Dust
   
Subpart F Electric Equipment; General
75.503 Permissible Electric Face Equipment; Maintenance
75.507 Power Connection Points
75.507-1 Electric Equipment Other Than Power-Connection Points; Outby the Last Open Crosscut; Return Air; Permissibility Requirement
75.508 Map of Electrical System
75.508-2 Changes in Electrical System Map; Recording
75.509 Electric Power Circuit and Electric Equipment; Deenergization
75.510 Energized Trolley Wires; Repair
75.510-1 Repair of Energized Trolley Wires; Training
75.511 Low-, Medium-, or High-Voltage Distribution Circuits and Equipment; Repair
75.512 Electric Equipment; Examination, Testing, and Maintenance
75.512-2 Frequency of Examinations
75.513-1 Electric Conductors; Size
75.514 Electrical Connections or Splices; Suitability
75.515 Cable Fittings; Suitability
75.516 Power Wires; Support
75.516-1 Installed Insulators
75.517 Power Wires and Cables; Insulation and Protection
75.518-1 Electric Equipment and Circuits; Overload and Short-Circuit Protection; Minimum Requirements
75.518-2 Incandescent Lamps, Overload and Short-Circuit Protection
75.519-1 Main Power Circuits; Disconnecting Switches; Location
75.520 Electric Equipment; Switches
75.521 Lightning Arresters; Ungrounded and Exposed Power Conductors and Telephone Wires
75.523-1 Deenergization of Self-Propelled Electric Face Equipment Installation Requirements
75.523-2 Deenergization of Self-Propelled Electric Face Equipment; Performance Requirements
   
Subpart G Trailing Cables
75.600 Trailing Cables; Flame Resistance
75.601 Short-Circuit Protection of Trailing Cables
75.601-2 Short-Circuit Protection; Use of Fuses; Approval by the Secretary
75.602 Trailing Cable Junctions
75.603 Temporary Splices of Trailing Cable
75.604 Permanent Splicing of Trailing Cables
75.605 Clamping of Trailing Cables to Equipment
75.606 Protection of Trailing Cables
   
Subpart H Grounding
75.701 Grounding Metallic Frames, Casings, and Other Enclosures of Electric Equipment
75.702 Protection Other Than Grounding
75.703 Grounding Off-Track Direct-Current Machines and Enclosures of Related Detached Components
75.703-3 Approved Methods of Grounding Off-Track Mobile, Portable, and Stationary Direct-Current Machines
75.706 Deenergized Underground Power Circuits; Idle Days - Idle Shifts
   
Subpart I Underground High-Voltage Distribution
75.800 High-Voltage Circuits; Circuit Breakers
75.800-3 Testing, Examination, and Maintenance of Circuit Breakers; Procedures
75.801 Grounding Resistors
75.802 Protection of High-Voltage Circuits Extending Underground
75.803 Fail Safe Ground Check Circuits on High-Voltage Resistance Grounded Systems
75.803-2 Ground Check Systems Not Employing Pilot Check Wires; Approval by the Secretary
75.804 Underground High-Voltage Cables
75.805 Couplers
75.807 Installation of High-Voltage Transmission Cables
75.808 Disconnecting Devices
75.809 Identification of Circuit Breakers and Disconnecting Switches
   
Subpart J Underground Low- and Medium-Voltage Alternating Current Circuits
75.900 Low- and Medium-Voltage Circuits Serving Three-Phase Alternating Current Equipment; Circuit Breakers
75.901 Protection of Low- and Medium-Voltage Three-Phase Circuits Used Underground
75.902 Low- and Medium-Voltage Ground Check Monitor Circuits
75.902-2 Approved Ground Check Systems Not Employing Pilot Check Wires
75.903 Disconnecting Devices
75.904 Identification of Circuit Breakers
   
Subpart K Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires
75.1001-1 Devices for Overcurrent Protection; Testing and Calibration Requirements; Records
75.1002-1 Location of Other Electric Equipment; Requirements for Permissibility
75.1003 Insulation of Trolley Wires, Trolley Feeder Wires and Bare Signal Wires; Guarding of Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires
75.1003-1 Other Requirements for Guarding of Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires
75.1003-2 Requirements for Movement of Off-Track Mining Equipment in Areas of Active Workings Where Energized Trolley Wires or Trolley Feeder Wires are Present; Premovement Requirements; Certified and Qualified Persons
   
Subpart L Fire Protection
75.1100-1 Type and Quality of Firefighting Equipment
75.1100-2 Quantity and Location of Firefighting Equipment
75.1100-3 Condition and Examination of Firefighting Equipment
75.1101 Deluge-Type Water Sprays, Foam Generators; Main and Secondary Belt-Conveyor Drives
75.1101-3 Water Requirements
75.1101-5 Installation of Foam Generator Systems
75.1101-8 Water Sprinkler Systems; Arrangement of Sprinklers
75.1101-13 Dry Powder Chemical Systems; General
75.1103-2 Automatic Fire Sensors; Approved Components; Installation Requirements
75.1103-3 Automatic Fire Sensor and Warning Device Systems; Minimum Requirements; General
75.1103-4 Automatic Fire Sensor and Warning Device Systems; Installation; Minimum Requirements
75.1103-5 Automatic Fire Warning Devices; Manual Resetting
75.1103-6 Automatic Fire Sensors; Actuation of Fire-Suppression Systems
75.1103-7 Electric Components; Permissibility Requirements
75.1103-9 Minimum Requirements; Fire-Suppression Materials and Location; Maintenance of Entries and Crosscuts; Access Doors; Communications; Fire Crews; High-Expansion Foam Devices
75.1103-11 Test of Fire Hydrants and Fire Hose; Record of Tests
75.1104 Underground Storage, Lubricating Oil and Grease
75.1106 Welding, Cutting, or Soldering with Arc or Flame Underground
75.1106-2 Transportation of Liquefied and Nonliquefied Compressed Gas Cylinders; Requirements
75.1106-3 Storage of Liquefied and Nonliquefied Compressed Gas Cylinders; Requirements
75.1107-1 Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids and Fire-Suppression Devices on Underground Equipment
75.1107-3 Fire-Suppression Devices; Approved Components; Installation Requirements
75.1107-4 Automatic Fire Sensors and Manual Actuators; Installation; Minimum Requirements
75.1107-5 Electrical Components of Fire-Suppression Devices; Permissibility Requirements
75.1107-6 Capacity of Fire-Suppression Devices; Location and Direction of Nozzles
75.1107-7 Water Spray Devices; Capacity; Water Supply; Minimum Requirements
75.1107-8 Fire-Suppression Devices; Extinguishant Supply Systems
75.1107-9 Dry Chemical Devices; Capacity; Minimum Requirements
75.1107-11 Extinguishing Agents; Requirements on Mining Equipment Employed in Low Coal
75.1107-12 Inerting of Mine Atmosphere Prohibited
75.1107-13 Approval of Other Fire-Suppression Devices
75.1107-15 Fire-Suppression Devices; Hazards; Training of Miners
75.1107-16 Inspection of Fire-Suppression Devices
75.1108 Flame-Resistant Conveyor Belts
   
Subpart M Maps
75.1200 Mine Map
75.1202 Temporary Notations, Revisions, and Supplements
75.1203 Availability of Mine Map
75.1204 Mine Closure; Filing of Map With Secretary
   
Subpart N Blasting and Explosives
75.1310 Explosives and Blasting Equipment
75.1316 Preparation Before Blasting
   
Subpart O Hoisting and Mantrips
75.1400 Hoisting Equipment; General
75.1402 Communication Between Shaft Stations and Hoist Room
75.1403 Other Safeguards
75.1403-3 Criteria - Drum Clutch; Cage Construction
75.1403-5 Criteria - Belt Conveyors
75.1403-6 Criteria - Self-Propelled Personnel Carriers
75.1403-7 Criteria - Mantrips
75.1403-8 Criteria - Track Haulage Roads
75.1403-9 Criteria - Shelter Holes
75.1403-10 Criteria - Haulage; General
75.1404 Automatic Brakes; Speed Reduction Gear
75.1405 Automatic Couplers
75.1502 Mine Emergency Evacuation and Firefighting Program of Instruction
   
Subpart Q Communications
75.1600 Communications
75.1600-1 Communication Facilities; Main Portals; Installation Requirements
   
Subpart R Miscellaneous
75.1700 Oil and Gas Wells
75.1702 Smoking; Prohibition
75.1703 Portable Electric Lamps
75.1708 Surface Structures, Fireproofing
75.1708 Surface Structures, Fireproofing
75.1709 Accumulations of Methane and Coal Dust on Surface Coal-Handling Facilities
75.1710-1 Canopies or Cabs; Self-Propelled Electric Face Equipment; Installation Requirements
75.1711 Sealing of Mines
75.1712-4 Waiver of Surface Facilities Requirement
75.1712-5 Application for Waiver of Surface Facilities
75.1712-7 Underground Sanitary Facilities; Waiver of Requirements
75.1713-1 Arrangements for Emergency Medical Assistance and Transportation for Injured Persons; Agreements; Reporting Requirements; Posting Requirements
75.1714 Availability of Approved Self-Rescue Devices; Instruction in Use and Location
75.1714-1 Approved Self-Rescue Devices
75.1714-2 Self-Rescue Devices; Use and Location Requirements
75.1714-3 Self-Rescue Devices; Inspection, Testing, Maintenance, Repair and Recordkeeping
75.1718 Drinking Water
75.1719-1 Illumination in Working Places
75.1719-2 Lighting Fixtures; Requirements
75.1720 Protective Clothing; Requirements
75.1722 Mechanical Equipment Guards
75.1723 Stationary Grinding Machines; Protective Devices
75.1724 Hand-Held Power Tools; Safety Devices
75.1725 Machinery and Equipment; Operation and Maintenance
75.1729 Welding Operations
75.1730 Compressed Air; General; Compressed Air Systems

PART 77

MANDATORY SAFETY STANDARDS, SURFACE
COAL MINES AND SURFACE WORK AREAS OF
UNDERGROUND COAL MINES

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Subpart C Surface Installations
77.100 Demonstration of Ability to Test for Methane and for Oxygen Deficiency
77.200 Surface Installations; General
77.201 Methane Content in Surface Installations
77.201-1 Tests for Methane; Qualified Persons; Use of Approved Device
77.201-2 Methane Accumulations; Change in Ventilation
77.202 Dust Accumulations in Surface Installations
77.206 Ladders; Construction; Installation and Maintenance
77.207 Illumination
77.208 Storage of Materials
77.211 Draw-off Tunnels; Stockpiling and Reclaiming Operations; General
77.212 Draw-off Tunnel Ventilation Fans; Installation
77.213 Draw-off Tunnel Escapeways
77.214 Refuse Piles; General
77.215 Refuse Piles; Construction Requirements
77.215-1 Refuse Piles; Identification
77.215-2 Refuse Piles; Reporting Requirements
77.215-3 Refuse Piles; Certification
77.216 Water, Sediment, or Slurry Impoundments and Impounding Structures; General
77.216-3 Water, Sediment, or Slurry Impoundments and Impounding Structures; Inspection Requirements; Correction of Hazards; Program Requirements
   
Subpart D Thermal Dryers
77.301 Dryer Heating Units; Operation
77.303 Hot Gas Inlet Chamber Dropout Doors
77.313 Wet-Coal Feedbins; Low-Level Indicators
77.314 Automatic Temperature Control Instruments
   
Subpart E Safeguards for Mechanical Equipment
77.400 Mechanical Equipment Guards
77.401 Stationary Grinding Machines; Protective Devices
77.403 Mobile Equipment; Falling Object Protective Structures (FOPS)
77.403a Mobile Equipment; Rollover Protective Structures (ROPS)
77.404 Machinery and Equipment; Operation and Maintenance
77.405 Performing Work From a Raised Position; Safeguards
77.408 Welding Operations
77.410 Mobile Equipment; Automatic Warning Devices
77.413 Boilers
   
Subpart F Electric Equipment - General
77.500 Electric Power Circuits and Electric Equipment; Deenergization
77.501 Electric Distribution Circuits and Equipment; Repair
77.502 Electric Equipment; Examination, Testing, and Maintenance
77.503 Electric Conductors
77.504 Electrical Connections or Splices; Suitability
77.505 Cable Fittings; Suitability
77.506 Electric Equipment and Circuits; Overload and Short-Circuit Protection
77.507 Electric Equipment; Switches
77.508 Lightning Arresters, Ungrounded and Exposed Power Conductors and Telephone Wires
77.511 Danger Signs at Electrical Installations
77.513 Insulating Mats at Power Switches
77.516 Electric Wiring and Equipment; Installation and Maintenance
   
Subpart G Trailing Cables
77.600 Trailing Cables; Short-Circuit Protection; Disconnecting Devices
77.603 Clamping of Trailing Cables to Equipment
77.606 Energized Trailing Cables; Handling
77.606-1 Rubber Gloves; Minimum Requirements
   
Subpart H Grounding
77.700-1 Approved Methods of Grounding
77.701 Grounding Metallic Frames, Casings, and Other Enclosures of Electric Equipment
77.701-1 Approved Methods of Grounding of Equipment Receiving Power From Ungrounded Alternating Current Power Systems
77.701-2 Approved Methods of Grounding Metallic Frames, Casings, and Other Enclosures of Electric Equipment Receiving Power from a Direct-Current Power System
77.702 Protection Other Than Grounding
77.703 Grounding Frames of Stationary High- Voltage Equipment Receiving Power From Ungrounded Delta Systems
77.703-1 Approved Methods of Grounding
77.704 Work on High-Voltage Lines; Deenergizing and Grounding
77.704-1 Work on High-Voltage Lines
77.704-8 Protective Equipment; Testing and Storage
77.705 Guy Wires; Grounding
   
Subpart I Surface High-Voltage Distribution
77.800 High-Voltage Circuits; Circuit Breakers
77.800-1 Testing, Examination, and Maintenance of Circuit Breakers; Procedures
77.802 Protection of High-Voltage Circuits; Neutral Grounding Resistors; Disconnecting Devices
77.803 Fail Safe Ground Check Circuits on High- Voltage Resistance-Grounded Systems
77.803-2 Ground Check Systems Not Employing Pilot Check Wires; Approval by the Secretary
77.805 Cable Couplers and Connection Boxes; Minimum Design Requirements
77.808 Disconnecting Devices
77.809 Identification of Circuit Breakers and Disconnecting Switches
77.810 High-Voltage Equipment; Grounding
   
Subpart J Low- and Medium-Voltage Alternating Current Circuits
77.900 Low- and Medium Voltage Circuits Serving Portable or Mobile Three-Phase Alternating Current Equipment; Circuit Breakers
77.902 Low- and Medium-Voltage Ground Check Monitor Circuits
77.903 Disconnecting Devices
77.904 Identification of Circuit Breakers
77.906 Trailing Cables Supplying Power to Low- Voltage Mobile Equipment; Ground Wires and Ground Check Wires
   
Subpart K Ground Control
77.1004 Ground Control; Inspection and Maintenance; General
77.1005 Scaling Highwalls; General
77.1006 Highwalls; Men Working
77.1008 Relocation of Drills; Safeguards
77.1009 Drill; Operation
   
Subpart L Fire Protection
77.1100 Fire Protection; Training and Organization
77.1101 Escape and Evacuation; Plan
77.1103 Flammable Liquids; Storage
77.1104 Accumulations of Combustible Materials
77.1106 Battery-Charging Stations; Ventilation
77.1108 Firefighting Equipment; Requirements; General
77.1108-1 Type and Capacity of Firefighting Equipment
77.1109 Quantity and Location of Firefighting Equipment
   
Subpart N Explosives and Blasting
77.1300 Explosives and Blasting
77.1303 Explosives; Handling and Use
   
Subpart O Personnel Hoisting
77.1400 Personnel Hoists and Elevators
   
Subpart P Auger Mining
77.1501 Augur Mining; Inspections
77.1504 Augur Equipment; Operation
77.1505 Augur Holes; Blocking
   
Subpart Q Loading and Haulage
77.1605 Loading and Haulage Equipment; Installations
77.1606 Loading and Haulage Equipment; Inspection and Maintenance
   
Subpart R Miscellaneous
77.1702 Arrangements for Emergency Medical Assistance and Transportation for Injured Persons; Reporting Requirements; Posting Requirements
77.1710 Protective Clothing; Requirements
77.1711 Smoking Prohibition
77.1712 Reopening Mines; Notification; Inspection Prior to Mining
77.1713 Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mines; Certified Persons; Reports of Inspection
   
Subpart S Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires
77.1800 Cutout Switches
77.1802 Insulation of Trolley Wires, Trolley Feeder Wires, and Bare Signal Wires; Guarding of Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires
   
Subpart T Slope and Shaft Sinking
77.1900 Slopes and Shafts; Approval of Plans
77.1908 Hoist Installations; Use
77.1908-1 Hoist Operation; Qualified Hoistman
77.1909-1 Use of Nonpermissible Explosives and Nonpermissible Shot-Firing Units; Approval by District Manager
77.1913 Fire-Resistant Wood

PART 90

MANDATORY HEALTH STANDARDS - COAL MINERS
WHO HAVE EVIDENCE OF PNEUMOCONIOSIS

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Subpart A General
90.2 Definition of Transfer
90.3(c) Part 90 Option and Eligibility
90.3(d) Exercise of Part 90 Option
90.3(e) Re-exercising the Option
90.3(f) Medical Information
   
Subpart B Dust Standards, Rights of Part 90 Miners
90.100 Respirable Dust Standard
90.101 Dust Standard When Quartz is Present
90.102(a) Transfer, Shift Protection
90.102(b) Notifications
90.103(a) Compensation
90.103(d) Compensation, Raises
90.103(e) Compensation, Temporary Assignment
   
Subpart C Sampling Procedure
90.205(c) Examinations of Sampling Devices
90.207 Compliance Sampling
90.208(a) Compliance Sampling
90.209(b) Tampering With Dust Samples
90.209(d) Purpose of Sampling
90.220 Status Change Reports
   
Subpart D Respirable Dust Control Plans
90.300(a) Respirable Dust Control Plan; Filing Requirements
90.301(a) Respirable Dust Control Plan; Approval by District Manager


Related Program Policy Letters:

P13-V-5 Reissue - Application of Title 30, Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R.) § 75.523-2 to Mobile Bridge Carriers Connected to Continuous Miners That Form Component Parts of Self- Propelled Electric Face Equipment
P12-V-5 Application of 30 CFR Part 75.323(e) to Bleeder Systems
P11-V-14 Water Sprinkler Fire Protection of Underground Belt Conveyors and Belt Takeup Storage Units