Section 27-24. Evacuation and rescue equipment in connection with rock work

The employer shall ensure that appropriate evacuation and rescue equipment is available and maintained.
The employees shall have respiratory protection equipment available and within reach at all times, so that they can withdraw to safety.
The employees shall receive training in the measures that are expedient in emergency situations.
The equipment shall be maintained and be ready for use at all times.
Appropriate and sufficient breathing and resuscitation equipment shall be available in all areas where employees can be exposed to harmful atmospheres. The equipment shall be properly stored and maintained.