Refuge Alternative Law and Legal Definition

Refuge alternative means “a protected, secure space with an isolated atmosphere and integrated components that create a life-sustaining environment for persons trapped in an underground coal mine.” [30 CFR 7.502; Title 30-Mineral Resources; Chapter I-Mine Safety And Health Administration, Department Of Labor; Subchapter B-Testing, Evaluation, And Approval Of Mining Products; Part 7-Testing By Applicant Or Third Party; Subpart L-Refuge Alternatives]