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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.2. Coal Mine Safety Act
8/24/2019

§ 45.1-161.83. Review of inspection reports and records.

Prior to commencing an inspection of a coal mine, a mine inspector shall review the most recent available report of inspection by the Mine Safety and Health Administration. During the course of a complete inspection of a coal mine, the mine inspector shall comprehensively review the records of pre-shift examinations, on-shift exams, daily inspections, and weekly examinations which are required to be maintained pursuant to this Act, for the 30-day period preceding the inspection. The mine inspector may, but shall not be required to, review the records for such additional period as he may deem prudent. The inspector shall review other records relating to safety and health conditions in the mine which are required to be maintained pursuant to this Act during the course of the inspection.

1994, c. 28; 1997, c. 390; 1999, c. 256; 2005, c. 3.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.