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Life Support Survival and Rescue -FY06

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: LONG-TERM FIELD EVALUATION (LTFE) OF SCSRs FY07


  • Evaluating the SCSR stability in the mining environment
Self Contained Self Rescuer Testing Facility

Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR 84.subpart H
  • 30 CFR 75.1714

Key Partners

  • MSHA


  • Mine operators
  • Manufacturers
  • Miners

Project Scope

  • Scope of FY06 work: complete phases 8, 9, 10


  • Phase 8 is being reviewed by the ADS in preparation to going to MSHA
  • Phase 9 is near ready for ADS review
  • Phase 10 waits on formatting decisions


  • Phase 8 report
  • Phase 9 report
  • Phase 10 report
  • Unit collection for phase 11


  • SCSRs for underground miners meet requirements provided they pass visual inspection.
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)