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- MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor

The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor provides important information about mine fire suppression and fire protection. It helps users determine minimum fire protection requirements for electrical and diesel equipment. The Advisor includes links to further detailed regulatory information from the 30 Code Federal Regulations (CFR).

The MSHA Fire Suppression and Fire Protection Advisor is one of a series of elaws (Employment Laws Assistance for Workers and Small Businesses) Advisors developed by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to help employers and employees understand their rights and responsibilities under Federal employment laws. To view the entire list of elaws Advisors please visit the elaws website. To learn more about DOL's efforts to prevent death, disease and injury from mining and to promote safe and healthful workplaces for the nation's miners, visit the MSHA website.