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Code of Virginia
Title 45.1. Mines and Mining
Chapter 14.6. Requirements Applicable to Surface Mineral Mining

§ 45.1-161.308. (Repealed effective October 1, 2021) Respiratory equipment.

A. The Director shall promulgate regulations requiring miners exposed for short periods to hazards from inhalation of gas, dust, or fumes to wear approved respiratory equipment.

B. Until the final regulations promulgated by the Director pursuant to subsection A become effective, miners exposed for short periods to hazards from inhaling dust or fumes shall wear approved respiratory equipment.

Code 1950, § 45-86; 1954, c. 191; 1966, c. 594, § 45.1-99; 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.