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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 4. Conservation And Natural Resources
Agency 25. Department of Energy
Chapter 20. Board of Coal Mining Examiners Certification Requirements

4VAC25-20-220. Advanced first aid instructor.

A. Applicants shall be certified as an advanced first aid instructor by the American Red Cross, National Safety Council, Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services, or as otherwise approved by the chief. Applicants shall also be certified in cardiopulmonary resuscitation by the American Heart Association, the American Red Cross, or other training programs approved by the Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services and approved by the chief. Advanced first aid instructors must use the materials and training aids necessary to deliver the skills and training associated with advanced first aid.

B. The holder of the certificate shall submit documentation to the division indicating that they have continued their certification as required by subsection A of this section or by teaching one initial or refresher first aid training course for the department within a two-year period.

C. Failure to maintain a certified advanced first aid instructor's certification will result in suspension of the applicant's BCME certification. Applicants may meet the teaching requirement by teaching under the supervision of an advanced first aid instructor. If the certification is not renewed within one year from the suspension date, then the certification shall be revoked by the BCME.

D. The division shall send notice of any suspension to the last known address of the certified person reported to the division in accordance with 4VAC25-20-20 I. Upon request, the department will provide the mine operator and other interested parties with a list of individuals whose certification is in suspension or has been revoked.

Statutory Authority

§ 45.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR480-04-2 § 2.18, eff. June 30, 1994; amended, Virginia Register Volume 13, Issue 22, eff. August 20, 1997; Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 25, 2004; Volume 29, Issue 25, eff. September 25, 2013; Volume 38, Issue 13, eff. March 31, 2022.

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