DOL - 30 CFR PART 56
SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARDS-SURFACE METAL AND NONMETAL MINES
|Publication Date:||1 July 2017|
Purpose and scope.
This part 56 sets forth mandatory safety and health standards for each surface metal or nonmetal mine, including open pit mines, subject to the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977. The purpose of these standards is the protection of life, the promotion of health and safety, and the prevention of accidents.