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Subchapter 17. Mine Safety Orders
Article 15. Mining Equipment and Practices

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§7001. Power Shutoff for Underground Machines.

(a) In addition to the operating controls, a positive power shutoff shall be provided for every prime mover for use in the mine.

(b) The positive power shutoff shall be located where it is readily accessible to the machine operator and, except for hand-held machines and tools, not more than 10 feet from the machine. It is recommended that it be placed on the machine when practical.

HISTORY

1. Renumbering from Section 6999 filed 1-12-73; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 73, No. 2).

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