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You have selected underground electrical equipment, emergency vehicles and ambulances, and primary escapeway with miners inby.

The Advisor indicates that this is allowed. 75.380(f)(7)

The minimum requirement is:

One 2A:10B:C portable fire extinguisher required. 75.1100-2(d)

Additional text of the regulations and text in the Program Policy Manual not included in this Advisor may be relevant for compliance decisions. This answer may not address all particular situations which may occur at your mine. Please contact your local MSHA District Manager for more specific guidance.

 

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