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Chapter 14.4. Requirements Applicable to Surface Coal MinesRead Chapter

  • Article 1. General ProvisionsRead all
  • § 45.1-161.253
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Scope of chapter
    § 45.1-161.254
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Regulations governing conditions and practices at surface coal mines
    § 45.1-161.255
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Standards for regulations
  • Article 2. Work Area Examinations, Record Keeping and ReportingRead all
  • § 45.1-161.256
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Safety examinations
    § 45.1-161.257
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Records of examinations
    § 45.1-161.258
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Areas with safety or health hazards; duties of surface mine foreman
  • Article 4. First Aid Equipment; Medical Care; Emergency Medical Services PersonnelRead all
  • § 45.1-161.262
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) First aid equipment
    § 45.1-161.263
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) First aid training
    § 45.1-161.264
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Attention to injured persons
  • Article 5. Fire Prevention and Fire ControlRead all
  • § 45.1-161.265
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Fire-fighting equipment; duties in case of fire; fire precaution in transportation of mining equipment; fire prevention generally
    § 45.1-161.266
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Duties in case of fire
    § 45.1-161.267
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Fire precautions
  • Article 6. Surface EquipmentRead all
  • § 45.1-161.268
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Haulage and mobile equipment; operating condition
    § 45.1-161.269
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Equipment operation
    § 45.1-161.270
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Safety measures on equipment
    § 45.1-161.271
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Transportation of personnel
    § 45.1-161.272
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Lighting
    § 45.1-161.273
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Shop and other equipment
    § 45.1-161.274
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Hydraulic hoses
  • Article 7. Travelways, Loading and Haulage AreasRead all
  • § 45.1-161.275
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Stairways, platforms, runways and floor openings
    § 45.1-161.276
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Loading and haulage work area requirements
    § 45.1-161.277
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Equipment operation
  • Article 8. Dust ControlRead all
  • § 45.1-161.278
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Control of dust and combustible material
  • Article 9. ElectricityRead all
  • § 45.1-161.279
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Overhead high-potential power lines; surface transmission lines; electric wiring in surface buildings
    § 45.1-161.280
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Transformers
    § 45.1-161.281
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Grounding
    § 45.1-161.282
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Circuit breakers and switches
    § 45.1-161.283
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Electrical trailing cables
  • Article 10. Explosives and BlastingRead all
  • § 45.1-161.284
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Surface storage of explosives and detonators
    § 45.1-161.285
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Misfires
    § 45.1-161.286
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Minimum blasting practices
  • Article 12. Auger and Highwall MiningRead all
  • § 45.1-161.288
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Inspection of electric equipment and wiring; checking and testing methane monitors
    § 45.1-161.289
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Highwall inspections
    § 45.1-161.290
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Penetration of underground mines; testing
    § 45.1-161.291
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Safety precautions
  • Article 13. Proximity of Mining to Gas, Oil Wells and Vertical Ventilation HolesRead all
  • § 45.1-161.292
    (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Surface coal mining; distance from wells; requirements