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West Virginia Office of Miners' Health Safety and Training

Emergency Communications & Tracking

 Date this page was last updated:  03/12/2012

Manufacturer Approval Guidance

Applications from manufacturers seeking communication and tracking device certification of functionality in accordance with WV 56-4 must be presented following these guidelines.

1. Read WV 56-4:       

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2. Contact WV OMHS&T for any clarifications:     

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3. Complete all sections of the application in accordance with the guidelines included below

    - Communication-Tracking Demonstration Table of Contents

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    - Miner to Reader Summary Table   

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    - Miner to Reader Demonstration Data Sheet   

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    - Reader to Surface Demonstration Summary Table

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    - Reader to Surface Demonstration Data Sheet 

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    - Miner to Miner Comm Demonstration Summary Table

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    - Miner to Miner Comm Demonstration Data Sheet

DOC

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    - Miner to Surface Comm Demonstration Summary Table

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    - Miner to Surface Comm Demonstration Data Sheet

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    - Survivability/Re-Establish Summary Table

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    - Survivability/Re-Establish Data Sheet 

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4. Contact WV OMHS&T for pre-submittal conference after which a meeting with the review committee will be arranged. 

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