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Subchapter 17. Mine Safety Orders
Article 26. Emergency Plan

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§7074. (4-50). Emergency Plan.


(a) The operator of every mine which employs men underground or is required by these Orders to provide an escape exit shall prepare a general plan of action for use in time of emergency.

(b) The plan shall outline the duties and responsibilities of each mine official and key man so that each will know what is expected of him should a fire, explosion, or other emergency occur.

(c) The plan shall be posted conspicuously on the mine safety bulletin board and in the mine office.

(d) All officials and key men shall be thoroughly instructed in their duties so as to avoid contradictory orders and confusion at a time when promptly and efficient action is needed.

(e) Workmen, both surface and underground, shall be informed of the plan, and each man shall be told what is expected of him in case of explosion, fire, or other emergency.

NOTE: See Section 7065 for orders pertaining to storage of fuels and lubricants.

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