West Virginia Office of Miners Health, Safety and Training

Mining Code and Regulation Interpretations

1971 -1999; 2012


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Description

Code or Regulation Section
Date
Number of Pages
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Fireboss Book / Signed by Superintendent

22A-2-16

08/13/2012

1

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Track mounted mobile equipment

22A-2-49(e)

08/07/2012

1

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Apprentice Miner Certification (Expired)

22A-8-5
48-2-2.7(c)
48-3-2.7(c)

08/02/2012

1

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Firing of Holes Containing Detonators

56-3-32(d)

08/27/2007

1

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1-Belt Examiner Certification (Letter From MSHA)
48-1
01/14/1993
4
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1-Certification & Training
22A-8-5
05/16/1979
5
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1-Certification Clarification (Reciprocity)
22A-1-39
09/28/2000
2
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1-Certification, Construction Workers (Letter to Lyle Spalding)
36-23-7
05/25/1995
2
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1-Certification, Engineering Students
22A-8-8
06/15/1987
2
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1-Certification, Exams Out-of-State
48-2
48-3
10/25/1989
2
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1-Certification, Experience Verification (Order 11/9/82)
22A-8-6
12/01/1986
5
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1-Certification, Experience at the Mine
56-3-25.1
03/04/1987
2
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1-Certification, Issue Dates on Cards
48-2-2.7
48-3-2.8
08/13/1990
2
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1-Certifications & Training
Title 48, Series 7
11/05/1992
2
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1-Certifications & Training
Title 48, Series 7
07/02/1990
2
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1-Electrical Exams, Tools & Cords
48-7
04/17/1995
2
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1-Electrical High Voltage Training and Testing
48-7
03/23/2000
2
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1-Electrical Retraining
48-7-9
08/08/1996
2
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1-Electrical Retraining
48-7-9
06/22/1999
2
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1-Electrical, Apprentice Training Program
48-7
05/10/1993
2
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1-Independent Contractors - Miners cards
22A-8-4
22A-8-6
11/01/1994
2
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1-Independent Contractors - Miners cards
22A-8-4
22A-8-6
06/09/1994
3
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1-Independent Contractors - Miners cards
22A-8-4
22A-8-6
06/16/1994
2
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1-Mine Rescue Team AGe Limits
22A-1-35
02/03/1998
2
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1-Mine Rescue Training & Instructor Certification
22A-1-35(i)
48-4
05/10/1993
2
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1-Mine Rescue Training and Instruction
22A-1-35
02/23/1994
2
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1-Mine Rescue, Training Activities (Service to Industry)
22A-1-34
22A-1-35
05/20/1996
2
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1-Out-of-State Mine Foreman
22A-2-7(d)
08/23/1990
2
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1-Similar Work Experience
48-3-2.10(e)
08/19/1986
2
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1-Training, Laid Off Miners
30 CFR, Part 48
06/28/1988
2
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1-Truck Driver Certification
48-3-2.9
02/14/1990
2
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10-Examinations
22A-2-43(a)
08/24/1983
5
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10-Preshift Exams/Conveyor Belts
22A-2-39(e)
 22A-2-39(f)
22A-2-39(g)
09/23/1997
2
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10-Preshift, Inactive Sections
22A-2-13
22A-2-20
22A-2-3(a)
22A-2-39(e)
thru (h)
11/28/1990
2
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10-Preshift, Time LImit - Duration of Shift (85-NOV-8 Order)
22A-2-13
22A-2-23
11/13/1985
9
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11-Inby Supported Roof (Memo BCMHS)
22A-2-25(c)
22A-2-25(d)
22A-2-25(e)
06/17/1992
3
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11-Inby Supported Roof, Rescue Work/Roof Fall Accident
22A-2-25
09/28/1995
2
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11-Roof Control
22A-2-25(d)
22A-2-25(e)
05/13/1992
4
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11-Supplemental Roof Support Materials
36-10-15
36-10-16
05/26/1994
4
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12-Fans, Competent person (Memo from Board of MTEC)
36-15-4.1(b)
12/07/1995
3
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12-Maps, Certification (Land Surveyor)
22A-2-1
11/14/1983
4
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12-Openings, At LEast Two
22A-2-60(a)
02/04/1987
2
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12-Respirable Dust Violations, Duplicate MSHA
22A-2-74
08/20/1982
3
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12-Sealing, MSHA Approved (Letter from EACC)
22A-2-64
22A-2-5
08/18/1994
3
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12-Shaft and Slope Construction, Apply Other Regs.
36-9
22A-1-2(a)(6)
08/27/1992
4
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12-Stoppings, Substantially Build/Clarification
22A-2-4(f)
01/02/1990
2
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12-Ventilation
22A-2-5
02/26/1991
2
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12-Ventilation Plan, Form
22A-2-1(27)
22A-2-2
02/04/1988
4
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13-Emergency Medical Equipment
22A-10-1
07/31/1996
2
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13-Emergency Medical Equipment
22A-10-1
04/09/1996
3
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13-First Aid 5-hour Refresher Training Requirements
 
 
2
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13-First Aid Kit (Interpretation)
22A-2-60(f)
07/28/1977
2
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13-First Aid/Emt Personnel & Equipment
22A-10-1
02/23/1995
2
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2-Electrical & Maintenance
22A-2-40(29)
04/09/1996
2
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2-Electrical Lockout (Batteries)
22A-2-40(17) & (19)
09/05/2001
2
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2-Electrical, Certifications
48-7
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3
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2-Electrical, Inspectors Policy Manual
22A-2-40
03/24/1994
76
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2-Fail-safe (Response to LEtter from Don Crawford)
22A-2-40(61)
06/08/1992
6
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2-Fail-safe, MSHA Correspondence / Policy
22A-2-40(61)
05/06/1992
16
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2-Trailing Cables (Letter to Roger Horton)
56-3-37.6(c)
07/07/1992
2
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2-Trolley Wire, Usable Track (500 ft.)
(Letter to Ken Truex)
22A-2-37(a)
01/02/1992
2
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2-Trouble Shooting
22A-2-40(17)
22A-2-55(c)
09/21/1987
4
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3-Eye Protection (Agency Policy)
36-38-4
01/03/1996
2
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3-Eye Protection (Letter from C. Chambers/ HB 2480)
36-38-4
02/28/1995
4
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3-Metatarsal Foot Guard (Letter to Consol/Loveridge)
36-38
05/27/1994
5
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3-Personal Protective Equipment, Guidelines
36-38
09/10/1987
3
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4-Communications
22A-2-42(b)(2)
01/02/1981
2
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4-Communications, Audible/Visual Devices
22A-2-42(b)(2)
09/24/1998
2
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4-Communications, Telephone/Haulage Road
22A-2-37
22A-2-42
12/02/1977
3
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4-Communications, Two-Way Trucks
56-3-34.3(d)
03/27/1995
3
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4-Communications, Underground and Outside
22A-2-42
01/05/1982
2
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4-Dispatcher (Consol v. Bart Lay, Jr.)
22A-2-37(t)(2)
03/11/1987
7
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5-Assessment Conferences, Notification (Letter to Ron Wooten)
22A-1-17(a)(2)
22A-1-21(a)(4)
01/29/1990
3
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5-High Voltage Continuous Miners (Inspection)
22A-2-40
02/03/1999
3
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5-IPA, Assessment Conferences
22A-1-21(3)
09/08/1993
2
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5-IPA, Information Required
22A-1-21(2)
07/22/1993
2
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5-IPA, Issuance Procedure
22A-1-21(2)
07/01/1993
2
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5-Imminent Danger, (Clarification of 8/22/91 Memo)
22A-1-15(a)
11/07/1991
2
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5-Inspections Miners' Representative Rights
22A-1-14
03/26/1993
2
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5-Investigation of a Death
36-19-3.2(12)
36-19-6.1
06/09/1987
2
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5-Violations (Abatement of Indep. Contractor Violations)
36-20-7
01/26/1999
2
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5-Violations, 48-Hours (NOV-81-49)
22A-1-14
02/06/1985
2
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5-Violations, 48-Hours (NOV-81-49)
22A-1-14
02/06/1985
6
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5-Violations, Paper from Charleston
22A-2-77
12/21/1989
2
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5-Walk-around Rights (Civil Action 96-AA-5)
22A-1-14
12/29/1997
7
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6-Bulldozers (Safe Operation on Slopes)
56-3-42.12
09/12/2001
2
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6-Crane Operation (Mfgs. Specs.)
36-23-34.1(a)(1)
11/25/1998
3
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6-Movement of Power Center (Surface)
56-3-37.10(a)
02/06/1989
3
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6-Quarry Task Force, (Recommendation/Certifications)
22A-4-2
08/27/1993
2
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6-Record Keeping, Surface Construction Sites
36-23-9.2
12/05/1995
2
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6-Surface Mining & Equipment, Surface Haulage, Prep. Plants, Quarries
56-3-42.7(a)
10/23/1991
2
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6-Truck Inspection & Surface Roadways
36-20-7
02/19/1993
2
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6-Truck Inspections, Pre-Operational Exams (Letter Moss)
56-3-42.1
03/16/1994
2
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7-Comprehensive Safety Program (Highwall Miners)
56-8
04/10/2000
6
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7-Gas Wells
22A-2-75
01/01/1997
9
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7-Right of Miner to Refuse to Operate Unsafe Equipment
22A-2-71
22A-2-71a
36-8
08/23/1996
4
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7-Variance, Enforcement Policy (Petitions for Modifications)
22A-6-7(f)
11/20/1990
2
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8-Flames, Smoking Not Permitted (DR-83-9 Order)
56-3-43.4(d)
56-3-45.3(d)
10/12/1983
6
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8-Welding and Cutting, Combustibles (Letter/Horton/DR-83-9)
56-3-36.4
06/24/1992
8
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9-Canopies
22A-2-27
04/24/1991
3
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9-Coupling Devices, Approved (Marfork Coal)
36-29-4.1
03/06/1995
4
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9-Haulage-Low/Low Belt Conveyor
22A-2-39j
08/05/1991
2
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9-House Bill 3155
22A-2-14
22A-2-2
22A-2-37
22A-2-63(b)
22A-2-77
07/06/1987
6
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9-Longwall, De-energizing Device (Interpretation)
36-6-7.1, 7.2, 7.3
06/05/1991
2
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9-Mantrips, Persons Riding Scoops
22A-2-38
09/22/1998
2
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9-Mobile Bridge Conveyors
36-30-4.5
03/09/2001
2
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9-Pump in Return Airway (Requirements to Install)
22A-2-43(b)
02/22/1989
6
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9-Pushing of a Roof Bolter (DR-82-5)
22A-2-37(p)
05/09/1984
2
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9-Readily Available Vehicle
22A-2-37(a)
10/20/1989
3
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9-Readily Available Vehicle
22A-2-37(a)
01/03/1990
2
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9-Roof Support, Supplemental Materials
36-10-15
36-10-16
05/26/1994
3
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