WVC 22 A- 2 - 22
§22A-2-22. Unlawful to enter mine until fire boss reports it
No person shall enter such mine or mines for any purpose at
the beginning of work upon shift therein until such signal or
warning has been given by the fire boss or bosses as to the safety
thereof, as by statute provided, except under the direction of the
fire boss or bosses, and then for the purpose of assisting in
making the mine safe: Provided, however,
That miners regularly
employed on a shift during which the mine is being preshift
examined by a fire boss or certified person shall be permitted to
leave or enter the mine in the performance of their duties.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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