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Form number: MSHA Form 2000-38
Form name: Electrically Operated Equipment Field Approval
Description: Individual field approvals will be issued by MSHA under the provisions 30 CFR, Part 18, Subpart E for electrically operated machines commercially built, or constructed, by the owner-coal mine operator of such machines including any associated electrical equipment, electrical components, and electrical accessories. Approvals will not be issued under the provisions of this Subpart E for electrically operated mining equipment manufactured or rebuilt primarily for sale or resale to any operator of a coal mine, or for small electrically operated equipment which consumes less than 2,250 watts of electricity, or for instruments and other small devices which employ electric power.
OMB Control Number and
Expiration Date:
1219-0066; 01/31/2018
Filing Options: Form 2000-38 may be completed online, printed (or printed and filled in manually) and sent to MSHA.

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Contact Information: Questions regarding this form should be directed to MSHA at
(877) 778-6055 or
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Legal Authority: 30 CFR, Part 18, Subpart E
Burden Statement: Public reporting burden for this form is estimated to average 11 minutes per response. The burden estimate includes the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering and maintaining the data needed, and completing and submitting the form. This collection of information is mandatory. You are not required to respond to this collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. Send comments regarding the accuracy of the burden estimate and any suggestions for reducing the burden to: to the Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Standards Regulations and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Arlington, VA 22209, Paperwork Reduction Project (1219-0066). NOTE: Do not send your completed form to this address.
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