Each coal mine operator shall provide every new employee within six months of the date of employment with the opportunity for first-aid training as prescribed by the director of the office of miners' health, safety and training unless such employee has previously received such training. Each coal mine employee shall be required to take refresher first-aid training of not less than five hours within each twenty-four months of employment. The employee shall be paid regular wages, or overtime pay if applicable, for all periods of first-aid training.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
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