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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.5. Requirements Applicable to Underground Mineral Mines
6/26/2019

§ 45.1-161.302. Respiratory equipment and ear protectors.

A. The Director shall promulgate regulations requiring (i) miners exposed for short periods to hazards from inhalation of gas, dust, or fumes to wear approved respiratory equipment and (ii) operators to supply ear protectors to miners upon request.

B. Until the final regulations promulgated by the Director pursuant to subsection A become effective, (i) miners exposed for short periods to hazards from inhaling gas, dust, or fumes shall wear approved respiratory equipment and (ii) ear protectors shall be supplied by the operator to all miners upon request.

Code 1950, § 45-86; 1954, c. 191; 1966, c. 594, § 45.1-99; 1978, c. 729, § 45.1-99.1; 1994, c. 28.

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.