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Title 30Chapter ISubchapter KPart 56 → Subpart N


Title 30: Mineral Resources
PART 56—SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS—SURFACE METAL AND NONMETAL MINES


Subpart N—Personal Protection


Contents
§56.15001   First-aid materials.
§56.15002   Hard hats.
§56.15003   Protective footwear.
§56.15004   Eye protection.
§56.15005   Safety belts and lines.
§56.15006   Protective equipment and clothing for hazards and irritants.
§56.15007   Protective equipment or clothing for welding, cutting, or working with molten metal.
§56.15014   Eye protection when operating grinding wheels.
§56.15020   Life jackets and belts.

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§56.15001   First-aid materials.

Adequate first-aid materials, including stretchers and blankets, shall be provided at places convenient to all working areas. Water or neutralizing agents shall be available where corrosive chemicals or other harmful substances are stored, handled, or used.

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§56.15002   Hard hats.

All persons shall wear suitable hard hats when in or around a mine or plant where falling objects may create a hazard.

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§56.15003   Protective footwear.

All persons shall wear suitable protective footwear when in or around an area of a mine or plant where a hazard exists which could cause an injury to the feet.

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§56.15004   Eye protection.

All persons shall wear safety glasses, goggles, or face shields or other suitable protective devices when in or around an area of a mine or plant where a hazard exists which could cause injury to unprotected eyes.

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§56.15005   Safety belts and lines.

Safety belts and lines shall be worn when persons work where there is danger of falling; a second person shall tend the lifeline when bins, tanks, or other dangerous areas are entered.

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§56.15006   Protective equipment and clothing for hazards and irritants.

Special protective equipment and special protective clothing shall be provided, maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition and used whenever hazards of process or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants are encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment.

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§56.15007   Protective equipment or clothing for welding, cutting, or working with molten metal.

Protective clothing or equipment and face shields, or goggles shall be worn when welding, cutting, or working with molten metal.

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§56.15014   Eye protection when operating grinding wheels.

Face shields or goggles in good condition shall be worn when operating a grinding wheel.

[53 FR 32526, Aug. 25, 1988]

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§56.15020   Life jackets and belts.

Life jackets or belts shall be worn where there is danger from falling into water.

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