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§22A-1-1 Continuation of the office of miners' health, safety and training; purpose.
§22A-1-2 Definitions.
§22A-1-3 Director of the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training.
§22A-1-4 Powers and duties of the director of the Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training.
§22A-1-5 Offices continued in the office of miners' health, safety and training.
§22A-1-6 Director's authority to promulgate rules.
§22A-1-7 Savings provisions.
§22A-1-8 Mine inspectors; regions and districts; employment; tenure; oath.
§22A-1-9 Mine safety instructors; eligibility; qualifications; examinations; salary; provisions relating to underground mine inspectors applicable to mine safety instructors.
§22A-1-10 Mine inspectors may be appointed to fill vacancy in division.
§22A-1-11 Employment of electrical inspectors; eligibility; qualifications; examinations; salary; provisions relating to underground mine inspectors applicable to electrical inspectors.
§22A-1-12 Employment of underground mine inspectors; eligibility; qualifications; examinations; salary and expenses; reinstatement; removal.
§22A-1-13 Employment of surface mine inspectors; eligibility; qualifications; examinations; salary; provisions relating to underground mine inspectors applicable to surface mine inspectors.
§22A-1-14 Director and inspectors authorized to enter mines; duties of inspectors to examine mines; no advance notice; reports after fatal accidents.
§22A-1-15 Findings, orders and notices.
§22A-1-16 Powers and duties of electrical inspectors as to inspections, findings and orders; reports of electrical inspectors.
§22A-1-17 Review of orders and notices by the director.
§22A-1-18 Posting of notices, orders and decisions; delivery to agent of operator; names and addresses to be filed by operators.
§22A-1-19 Judicial review.
§22A-1-20 Injunctions.
§22A-1-21 Penalties.
§22A-1-22 Discrimination.
§22A-1-23 Records and reports.
§22A-1-24 Mine foreman examiner for mine foremen-fire bosses and assistant mine foremen-fire bosses; salary.
§22A-1-25 Duties of mine foreman examiner.
§22A-1-26 Place and time for examinations.
§22A-1-27 Preparation of examinations; notice of intention to take examination; investigation of applicants.
§22A-1-28 Certificates of qualification heretofore granted.
§22A-1-29 Mine foreman examiner to certify successful applicants to director.
§22A-1-30 Record of examination.
§22A-1-31 Withdrawal of certification.
§22A-1-32 Certification of mine foreman or assistant mine foreman whose license to engage in similar activities suspended in another state.
§22A-1-33 Mine rescue stations; equipment.
§22A-1-34 Mine rescue crews.
§22A-1-35 Mine rescue teams.
§22A-1-36 Mandatory safety programs; penalties.
§22A-1-37 Certification of surface-mine foremen.
§22A-1-38 Applicability and enforcement of laws safeguarding life and property; rules; authority of director regarding enforcing safety laws.
§22A-1-39 Reciprocity of mine foreman certification andexperienced miner certification.
§16722A-1A-1to22A-1A-35 Repealed
§22A-2-1 Supervision by professional engineer or licensed land surveyor; seal and certification; contents; extensions; repository; availability; traversing; copies; archive; final survey and map; pena
§22A-2-3 Fans.
§22A-2-4 Ventilation of mines in general.
§22A-2-4a Use of belt air.
§22A-2-5 Unused and abandoned parts of mine.
§22A-2-6 Movement of mining equipment.
§22A-2-8 Duties; ventilation; loose coal, slate or rocks; props; drainage of water; man doors; instruction of apprentice miners.
§22A-2-9 Slopes, incline planes and haulage roads.
§22A-2-10 Signals on haulways; lights at mouth and bottom of shaft; operation of cages.
§22A-2-11 Boreholes.
§22A-2-12 Instruction of employees and supervision of apprentices; annual examination of persons using flame safety lamps; records of examination; maintenance of methane detectors, etc.
§22A-2-13 Daily inspection of working places; records.
§22A-2-15 Dangerous places.
§22A-2-16 Examinations of reports of fire bosses.
§22A-2-17 Ascertainment, record and removal of all dangers.
§22A-2-18 Duty of mine foreman to notify operator when unable to comply with law; duty of operator.
§22A-2-19 Death or resignation of mine foreman; successor.
§22A-2-21 Fire bosses to have no superior officers.
§22A-2-22 Unlawful to enter mine until fire boss reports it safe; exceptions.
§22A-2-23 Authority of fire boss to perform other duties.
§22A-2-26 Roof support; specific requirements.
§22A-2-27 Canopies or cabs; electric face equipment.
§22A-2-28 Equipment to conform with height of seam.
§22A-2-30 Surface magazines for explosives.
§22A-2-31 Transportation of explosives.
§22A-2-32 Underground storage of explosives.
§22A-2-33 Preparation of shots; blasting practices.
§22A-2-34 Misfires of explosives.
§22A-2-35 Other blasting devices.
§22A-2-37 Haulage roads and equipment; shelter holes; prohibited practices; signals;
§22A-2-38 Transportation of miners by cars; self-propelled equipment; belts.
§22A-2-39 Belt conveyor; installation; maintenance; examination of belt conveyors and belt entries.
§22A-2-41 Bonding track used as power conductor.
§22A-2-43 Electric equipment in mines.
§22A-2-44 Hand-held electric drills and rotating tools; trailing cables.
§22A-2-45 Installation of lighting.
§22A-2-46 Welding and cutting.
§22A-2-47 Responsibility for care and maintenance of face equipment.
§22A-2-48 When respiratory equipment to be worn; control of dust.
§22A-2-51 Housekeeping.
§22A-2-52 Storage of flammable liquids in lamphouse.
§22A-2-53b Haulage or surface areas.
§22A-2-53c Ramps; tipples; cleaning plants; other surface areas.
§22A-2-54 Duties of persons subject to article; rules and regulations of operators.
§22A-2-55 Protective equipment and clothing.
§22A-2-55a Safety helmets.
§22A-2-56 Checking systems.
§22A-2-57 No act permitted endangering security of mine; search for intoxicants, matches, etc.
§22A-2-58 Fire protection.
§22A-2-59 First-aid equipment.
§22A-2-60 Accessible outlets; safe roadways for emergencies; accessibility of first aid equipment; use of special capsule for removal of personnel.
§22A-2-61 Coal storage bins; recovery tunnels; coal storage piles.
§22A-2-62 Thermal coal dryers and plants.
§22A-2-63 No mine to be opened or reopened without prior approval of the director of the office of miners' health, safety and training; certificate of approval; approval fees; extension of certi
§22A-2-64 Sealing permanently closed or abandoned mines.
§22A-2-65 Mining close to abandoned workings.
§22A-2-66 Accident; notice; investigation by Office of Miners' Health, Safety and Training.
§22A-2-67 Written report of accident.
§22A-2-68 Preservation of evidence following accident or disaster.
§22A-2-69 Repealed
§22A-2-70 Shafts and slopes.
§22A-2-71 Right of miner to refuse to operate unsafe equipment; procedure; discrimination.
§22A-2-71a Right of miner to refuse to work in an unsafe area or unsafe manner.
§22A-2-72 Long wall and short wall mining.
§22A-2-73 Construction of shafts, slopes, surface facilities and the safety hazards attendant therewith; duties of board of coal mine health and safety to promulgate rules; time limits therefor.
§22A-2-74 Control of respirable dust.
§22A-2-75 Coal operators — Procedure before operating near oil and gas wells.
§22A-2-76 Reopening old or abandoned mines.
§22A-2-77 Monthly report by operator of mine; exception as to certain inactive mines.
§22A-2-78 Examinations to determine compliance with permits.
§22A-2-79 Provisions of article severable.
§22A-2A-102 Control of diesel safety and health hazards.
§22A-2A-202 Board defined.
§22A-2A-203 Certificate of approval defined.
§22A-2A-204 Commission defined.
§22A-2A-205 Diesel fuel tank defined.
§22A-2A-206 Diesel fuel transportation unit defined.
§22A-2A-207 Diesel engine defined.
§22A-2A-208 Diesel power package defined.
§22A-2A-209 Exhaust emission defined.
§22A-2A-210 Exhaust emissions control and conditioning system defined.
§22A-2A-211 MSHA defined.
§22A-2A-212 Permanent underground diesel fuel storage facility defined.
§22A-2A-213 Safety can defined.
§22A-2A-214 Temporary underground diesel fuel storage area defined.
§22A-2A-302 Members of the commission; qualifications and eligibility.
§22A-2A-303 Appointment and terms of commission members.
§22A-2A-304 Nomination and appointment of members.
§22A-2A-305 Removal of members.
§22A-2A-306 Compensation of members; reimbursement for expenses.
§22A-2A-307 Quorum; majority vote required.
§22A-2A-308 Promulgation of initial rules by the commission.
§22A-2A-309 Commission's authority to approve site-specific experimental testing prior to initial rules.
§22A-2A-310 Duties of commission following promulgation of initial rules.
§22A-2A-402 Approval of diesel power package or diesel engine.
§22A-2A-403 Exhaust emissions control and conditioning systems.
§22A-2A-404 Emissions monitoring and control.
§22A-2A-405 Exhaust gas monitoring and control.
§22A-2A-602 Fuel storage facilities.
§22A-2A-603 Dispensing of diesel fuel.
§22A-2A-604 Location of fueling.
§22A-2A-702 Fire suppression for storage areas.
§22A-2A-703 Use of certain starting aids regulated or prohibited.
§22A-2A-704 Fire and safety training.
§22A-2A-802 Training and qualification of persons working on diesel-powered equipment.
§22A-2A-803 Examination of equipment by operator.
§22A-2A-804 Scheduled maintenance.
§22A-2A-805 On-board performance and maintenance diagnostics systems.
§22A-2A-806 Diagnostic testing.
§22A-2A-807 Records.
§22A-3-1 Definition.
§22A-3-2 Clay mine foreman; when to be employed; qualifications; assistants.
§22A-3-3 Rules for protection of health and safety of employees.
§22A-4-1 Definitions.
§22A-4-2 Applicability of mining laws.
§22A-4-3 Rules.
§22A-4-4 Monthly report by operator.
§22A-4-5 Inspectors.
§22A-4-6 Penalties.
§22A-5-1 Board of appeals.
§22A-5-2 Powers transferred to the board of appeals.
§22A-6-1 Declaration of legislative findings and purpose.
§22A-6-2 Definitions.
§22A-6-3 Board continued; membership; method of nomination and appointment; meetings; vacancies; quorum.
§22A-6-4 Board powers and duties.
§22A-6-5 Preliminary procedures for promulgation of rules.
§22A-6-6 Health and safety administrator; qualifications; duties; employees; compensation.
§22A-6-7 Coal mine safety and technical review committee; membership; method of nomination and appointment; meetings; quorum; powers and duties of the committee; powers and duties of the board of coal
§22A-6-8 Effect of rules.
§22A-6-9 Reports.
§22A-6-10 Compensation and expenses of board members.
§22A-7-1 Short title.
§22A-7-2 Declaration of legislative findings and policy.
§22A-7-3 Definitions.
§22A-7-4 Board of miner training, education and certification continued; membership; method of appointment; terms.
§22A-7-5 Board powers and duties.
§22A-7-6 Duties of the director and office.
§22A-7-7 Continuing education requirements for underground mine foreman-fire boss.
§22A-8-1 Certificate of competency and qualification or permit of apprenticeship required of all surface and underground miners.
§22A-8-2 Definitions.
§22A-8-3 Permit of apprenticeship-underground miner.
§22A-8-4 Permit of apprenticeship-surface miner.
§22A-8-5 Supervision of apprentices.
§22A-8-6 Certificate of competency and qualification — Underground or surface miner.
§22A-8-7 Refusal to issue certificate; appeal.
§22A-8-8 Limitations of article.
§22A-8-9 Violations; penalties.
§22A-9-1 Mine inspectors' examining board.
§22A-10-1 Emergency personnel in coal mines.
§22A-10-2 First-aid training of coal mine employees.
§22A-11-1 Legislative findings, purposes and intent.
§22A-11-2 Mine Safety Technology Task Force continued; membership; method of nomination and appointment.
§22A-11-3 Task force powers and duties.
§22A-11-4 Approval of devices.