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Chapter 8. Requirements Applicable to Underground Coal Mines; Electricity, Safety, Etc.Read Chapter

  • Article 1. Mechanical EquipmentRead all
  • § 45.2-800
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Face and other equipment
    § 45.2-801
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Shop and other equipment
    § 45.2-802
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Hydraulic hoses
  • Article 2. ElectricityRead all
  • § 45.2-803
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Surface electrical installations
    § 45.2-804
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Surface transformers
    § 45.2-805
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Underground transformers
    § 45.2-806
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Stations and substations
    § 45.2-807
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Power circuits
    § 45.2-808
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Trolley wires and feeder wires
    § 45.2-809
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Grounding
    § 45.2-810
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Circuit breakers and switches
    § 45.2-811
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Communication systems
    § 45.2-812
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Electrical equipment
    § 45.2-813
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Trailing cables
    § 45.2-814
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Inspection of electrical equipment and wiring; checking and testing methane monitors
    § 45.2-815
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Repairs to circuits and electric equipment
    § 45.2-816
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Underground illumination
    § 45.2-817
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Inspection of electric illumination equipment
  • Article 3. Fire Prevention and Fire ControlRead all
  • § 45.2-818
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Firefighting equipment; fire prevention
    § 45.2-819
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Duties in case of fire
    § 45.2-820
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Emergency response plans; list of next of kin
    § 45.2-821
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Reporting fires; response
    § 45.2-822
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Fire prevention in transportation of mining equipment
    § 45.2-823
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Storage and use of flammable fluids and materials
    § 45.2-824
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Diesel-powered equipment
    § 45.2-825
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Arcs, sparks, and flames
  • Article 4. Ventilation, Mine Gases, and Other Hazardous ConditionsRead all
  • § 45.2-826
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Pre-shift examinations
    § 45.2-827
    (Effective October 1, 2021) on-shift examinations
    § 45.2-828
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Weekly examinations
    § 45.2-829
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Examinations of fans
    § 45.2-830
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Record of examinations
    § 45.2-831
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Notice of hazardous conditions
    § 45.2-832
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Notice of monitor tampering prohibition
    § 45.2-833
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Main fans
    § 45.2-834
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Fan stoppage plan
    § 45.2-835
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Auxiliary fans
    § 45.2-836
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Quantity of air
    § 45.2-837
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Bleeder systems
    § 45.2-838
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Coursing of air
    § 45.2-839
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Actions for excessive methane
    § 45.2-840
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Crosscuts
    § 45.2-841
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Permanent stoppings
    § 45.2-842
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Ventilation controls
    § 45.2-843
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Line brattice
    § 45.2-844
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Ventilation with air from certain areas
    § 45.2-845
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Worked-out areas
    § 45.2-846
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Air quality
    § 45.2-847
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Examination of mine for explosive gas and other hazardous conditions
    § 45.2-848
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Tampering with methane monitoring devices prohibited; penalty
    § 45.2-849
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Allowing persons to work in mine where methane monitoring equipment disconnected; penalty
    § 45.2-850
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Intentionally bypassing a safety device; prohibition
    § 45.2-851
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Control of coal dust
    § 45.2-852
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Rock dusting
  • Article 5. Personal Safety; SmokingRead all
  • § 45.2-853
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Checking system; tracking system
    § 45.2-854
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Protective clothing
    § 45.2-855
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Noise levels and ear protection
    § 45.2-856
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Smoking materials prohibited; penalty
    § 45.2-857
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Allowing persons to work in a mine with smoker's articles; penalty
    § 45.2-858
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Posting of notice
    § 45.2-859
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Smoking in surface and other areas
    § 45.2-860
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Portable illumination
  • Article 6. First Aid Equipment; Medical Care; Emergency Medical Services ProvidersRead all
  • § 45.2-861
    (Effective October 1, 2021) First aid equipment
    § 45.2-862
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Attention to injured persons
    § 45.2-863
    (Effective October 1, 2021) Certified emergency medical services providers