(A) Upon the request of an operator, the chief shall conduct mine safety training for the employees of that operator.
(B) The chief may conduct one safety audit at a surface mining operation annually if the operator of the operation has requested the division to conduct mine safety training for that year. The safety audit shall be conducted at the surface mining operation where the miners requiring training are employed and shall not continue more than one day. Subject to the availability of mine safety staff and resources, the chief shall conduct additional safety audits at any surface mining operation if requested by the operator of the operation. All safety audits shall be scheduled at a time to which the chief and the operator mutually agree and shall be conducted in accordance with section 1514.42 of the Revised Code.
(C) Mine safety training shall be conducted in accordance with these rules and shall emphasize the standards established and incorporated by reference in these rules and include any other content that the chief determines is beneficial.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/07/2016 and 08/22/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1514.40, 1514.46
Rule Amplifies: 1514.42, 1514.46
Prior Effective Dates: 9/17/10