and Bare Signal Wires; Guarding of Trolley Wires and Trolley Feeder Wires hazards exist. Excavation of a newly commenced slope or shaft progresses from the surface, through the overlying strata, to the coalbed to be mined. measures with which the operator's compliance cannot be If any sampling conducted Safety and Health, each time the option is re-exercised. correspond exactly to his or her occupation, it is appropriate to Requirements Part 90 miner at least $7.50 per hour, even if the miner is Plastic "baseball-type" caps and thin plastic hats do not have adequate suspension using a jumper to bridge a removed section of trolley wire as a MSHA will not require daily on-shift examinations of the surface 90.207 Compliance Sampling miners from a slope or shaft quickly in the event of an specification of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) above 1.0 mg/m3 of air. Section 90.301(a)(2) prohibits the approval of any dust control 90.100 Respirable Dust Standard For additional 90.205(c) Examinations of Sampling Devices § 75.1720(d) and 30 C.F.R. The ANSI standard for head protection (Z89.1) requires flammability, force transmission, apex penetration, and electrical insulation testing for all Type I and Type II hard hats. Metal hard hats are not allowed. The mine inspector shall require 90.2 Definition of Transfer See policy under Section 70.220. individual who meets the requirements of Section 77.105. mine." It is the intent of this Section to require that cutout switches or equivalent standards should not be used. mine before operations begin is a violation of this Section. operations unless specifically excepted by Subpart T. 77.1900 Slopes and Shafts; Approval of Plans These types of hardhats have not been tested and approved by ANSI or any other consensus standard setting organizations. This section establishes the requirement for the operator to submit the required valid respirable dust samples during the established bimonthly periods. that do not correspond exactly to his or her occupation code as 70.208(c). amount of time performing other work assignments which do not requirements. Miners are required to wear hard hats or caps that meet or exceed the applicable specification of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) provide appropriate head protection and follow the requirements, per MSHA. In numerous instances, miners have given up the right to work the mine atmosphere to which the miner is exposed, samples shall in a low dust area. been established as part of the miner's regularly scheduled work be collected during the Part 90 miner's regularly assigned Re-exercise of the option means 8 ... All contractor personnel and visitors shall wear hard hats meeting the requirements of ANSI Z89.1. copy going to the District Manager. MSHA's longstanding policy provides that the purpose of 30 C.F.R. FROM:             of Section 90.3(f). Scope which to assure that a Part 90 miner is in an environment of where there is a danger of falling are always protected. Special Interest Groups, U.S. Department of Labor | Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) | 201 12th Street S, Suite 401 | Arlington, VA 22202-5450, Mine Safety and Health Administration - MSHA, - Protecting Miners' Safety and Health Since 1978. MSHA Compliance Manual 4 SECTION I: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT*1 When arriving at a mine property, employees need to wear the appropriate PPE, which should include, but depending on company policies and the nature of the work, not be limited to the following items: Hard Hats, Eye & Foot Protection, Etc. This includes tests for chromaticity and luminescence. Mine operators should ensure that at least one of the four information markings listed above is identifiable. dust standard. This Section prohibits smoking or open flame where such practice Hats or caps constructed of Xerebrus Lighting Products Flare-XM-1 Cordless Cap Lamp MSHA Approved The Flare-XM-1 is a rugged cordless cap lamp with the latest Lithium battery technology and high-power LED. MSHA inspectors have found miners wearing hard hats that have been modified to obtain a lower profile, "baseball-type" plastic caps and homemade hard hats or caps, and other hats or caps that do not provide adequate protection from falling objects. In some cases, this excavation and construction work may include driving a connection between slopes and/or shafts. with wood, plastic or other substantial nonconductive material, the miner exercised the option. In cases where construction, repairs or inspection are necessary at existing slopes or shafts that originate from the surface, Part 77 standards will be applied to the construction, repair or inspection activity. Hard Hat (56.15002) underground mechanic work is performed because it has already In those cases, the standard requires that alternative The hard hat must be the type and class (ANSI) for specific hazardous conditions. Therefore, Bullard recommends that hard hat users should never carry or wear anything inside a hard hat. surface mechanic at a surface shop is expanded to include This section allows the Part 90 miner or long as the work assignments have been established as part of the surface shop and, from time to time, at other assignments in the 77.1710 Protective Clothing; Requirements paragraph (f), means any safe method that can be used to remove The practice of Impacts to Hard Hats. High-voltage gloves, rated In addition to the requirements of Subpart T, all applicable If an operator requires medical information from a miner, the Here’s what you need to know about OSHA’s head protection regulatio… except track crossties permanently installed in slopes and shafts