- MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor
You have selected underground electrical equipment, other stationary or portable equipment using hydraulic fluid (Unattended), and located in primary escapeway with no one inby.
The Advisor indicates that this is allowed.
The minimum requirements are:
1. Fire resistant hydraulic fluid. 75.1107-1(a)(1)
2. Automatic fire suppression system installed according to 75.1107-3 thru 75.1107-16. 75.1107-1(a)(2)
3A. Two 2A:10B:C portable fire extinguishers or one having at least twice the minimum capacity at permanent installations 75.1100-2(e)(1)
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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