WVC 22 A- 2 A- 704
§22A-2A-704. Fire and safety training.
(a) Rules of the commission shall provide for all underground
employees at the mine to receive special instruction related to
fighting fires involving diesel fuel. This training may be
included in annual refresher training under MSHA regulations set
forth in 30 C.F.R. Pt. 48 (relating to training and retraining of
miners), or included in the fire drills required under MSHA
regulations set forth in 30 C.F.R. §75.1101.23 (relating to program
of instruction; location and use of fire fighting equipment;
location of escapeways, exits, and routes of travel; evacuation
procedures; fire drills).
(b) Rules of the commission shall provide for all miners to be
trained in precautions for safe and healthful handling and disposal
of diesel-powered equipment filters.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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