WVC 22 A- 2 - 18
§22A-2-18. Duty of mine foreman to notify operator when unable to
comply with law; duty of operator.
The mine foreman shall notify, in writing, the operator or
superintendent of the mine, and the director, of his inability to
comply with any of the requirements of this law, and it shall then
become the duty of such operator or superintendent promptly to
attend to the matter complained of by the mine foreman so as to
enable him to comply with the provisions hereof. Every operator of
a mine shall furnish all supplies necessary for the mine foreman to
comply with the requirements of this law after being requested to
do so in writing by the mine foreman.