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Recommended Guidelines for Oxygen Self-rescuers--Volume I, Underground Coal Mining.
NTIS: PB/81-225872 :52 pages
The Bureau of Mines awarded a contract for the provision of recommendations on the safest, most practical methods for complying with new regulations requiring that all underground coal miners have a self-contained, self-rescuer (scsr)--a device capable of supplying, in an emergency, 1 hour of self-contained oxygen (no breathing of mine air). This report presents information and recommendations that could be used during the early stages of nationwide compliance, especially in the areas of inspection, testing, and underground storage of scsr's. This volume contains an executive summary, introduction, definitions, recommended guidelines for district managers and mine operators, and a storage plan checklist and sample form.
CP; Final Contract Report;
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Foster-Miller Assoc., Inc.
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division