30 CFR 56.18010,
30 CFR §56/57.18010 First Aid
An individual capable of
providing first aid shall be available on all shifts. The individual shall be currently trained and have the skills to
perform patient assessment and artificial respiration; control bleeding; and
treat shock, wounds, burns, and musculoskeletal injuries. First aid training shall be made available
to all interested miners.
This standard requires that
each mine have a person available capable of providing first aid on all
shifts. The capable person is required
to be able to perform patient assessment and artificial respiration; control
bleeding; and treat shock, wounds, burns, and musculoskeletal injuries. First aid training must also be made
available to all interested miners.
There is no
MSHA policy for this standard.
30 CFR § 77.1703 First-Aid
training; supervisory employees.
The mine operator shall conduct first-aid training courses for selected
supervisory employees at the mine. Within 60 days after the selection of a new
supervisory employee to be so trained, the mine operator shall certify by
signature and date the name of the employee and date on which the employee
satisfactorily completed the first-aid training course. The certification shall
be kept at the mine and made available on request to an authorized
representative of the Secretary.
There is no MSHA policy for
30 CFR § 75.1713 Emergency
medical assistance; first-aid.
Each operator shall make arrangements in advance for obtaining emergency
medical assistance and transportation for injured persons. Emergency
communications shall be provided to the nearest point of assistance. Selected
agents of the operator shall be trained in first-aid and first-aid training
shall be made available to all miners. Each coal mine shall have an adequate
supply of first-aid equipment located on the surface, at the bottom of shafts
and slopes, and at other strategic locations near the working faces. In
fulfilling each of the requirements of this section, the operator shall meet at
least minimum requirements prescribed by the Secretary of Health and Human
There is no MSHA policy for
Other relevant MSHA standards:
56.18009 or 57.18009 Designation of
person in charge
56.18013 or 57.18013 Emergency communication system
75.1600-1 Communication facilities; main portals;
75.1600-2 Communication facilities; working
sections; installation and maintenance
requirements; audible or visual alarms
75.1713-1 Arrangements for emergency medical
assistance and transportation for injured persons; agreements; reporting
requirements; posting requirements
75.1713-2 Emergency communications; requirements
75.1501 Emergency evacuations
77.1701 Emergency communications;
77.1702 Arrangements for emergency medical
assistance and transportation for injured persons; reporting requirements;
Consider in Determining Compliance:
Is a person present on each shift who has
first aid training?
Is the person's training current?
Is the person trained in patient
assessment, artificial respiration, controlling bleeding, and in treating
shock, wounds, burns, and musculoskeletal injuries?
Has first aid training been made
available to all interested miners?