- MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor
You have selected underground electrical equipment, compressors and pumps, submersible pump, permissible pump, pump located on or near a working section, pump used in an anthracite mine, and small portable pump, and primary escapeway with miners inby.
The Advisor indicates that this is allowed.
75.380(f)(3)(iv)(D)Pump located on or near a working section
75.380(f)(3)(iv)(E)Pump used in an anthracite mine
75.380(f)(3)(iv)(F)Small portable pump
The minimum requirement is:
1A. 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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