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Subchapter 17. Mine Safety Orders
INTRODUCTION

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§6954. Application.

(a) These orders establish minimum safety standards in places of employment at mines and premises appurtenant thereto.

NOTE: Unless otherwise designated in this subchapter, the phrase "division" refers to the current Division of Occupational Safety and Health or any of its predecessors including the former Division of Industrial Safety or the Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Reference to the former Division of Industrial Safety or Division of Occupational Safety and Health Administration in these orders is meant to refer to their successor, the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, or any subsequent successor agency.

(b) At mines these Orders take precedence over any other Safety Orders of the Division with which they are inconsistent.

(c) Machines, equipment, processes, and operations not specifically covered by these Orders shall be governed by the General Industry Safety Orders.

NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 6302(d), Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. Amendment of subsection (a) filed 7-6-79 as procedural and organizational; effective upon filing (Register 79, No. 27).

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