West Virginia Code
1 - OFFICE OF MINERS' HEALTH, SAFET
1A - OFFICE OF MINERS' HEALTH, SAFE
2 - UNDERGROUND MINES
2A - USE OF DIESEL-POWERED EQUIPMEN
3 - UNDERGROUND CLAY MINE
4 - OPEN-PIT MINES, CEMENT MANUFACT
5 - BOARD OF APPEALS
6 - BOARD OF COAL MINE HEALTH AND S
7 - BOARD OF MINER TRAINING, EDUCAT
8 - CERTIFICATION OF UNDERGROUND AN
9 - MINE INSPECTORS' EXAMINING BOAR
10 - EMERGENCY MEDICAL PERSONNEL
11 - MINE SAFETY TECHNOLOGY
12 - UNDERGROUND ACCIDENT INVESTIG
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CHAPTER 22A. MINERS' HEALTH, SAFETY AND TRAINING.
ARTICLE 12. UNDERGROUND ACCIDENT INVESTIGATIONS.
The director shall, by December 31, 2013, report to the Legislature and Governor on the need for revisions in the state's underground mine safety enforcement procedures. The director shall initiate the study using appropriate academic resources and mining safety organizations to conduct a program review of state enforcement procedures to evaluate what reforms will assure that mining operations follow state-mandated safety protocols. The report shall include recommended legislation, rules and policies, consider various options for improving inspections, accountability and equitable and timely administrative procedures that cause remediation of hazardous working conditions.