4101:9-2-20 Occupations in excavation operations.

The following occupations in excavation operations are prohibited for minors under eighteen years of age:

(A) Excavating, working in, or backfilling (refilling) trenches, except (1) manually excavating or manually backfilling trenches that do not exceed four feet in depth at any point, or (2) working in trenches that do not exceed four feet in depth at any point.

(B) Excavating for buildings or other structures or working in such excavations, except (1) manually excavating to a depth not exceeding four feet below any ground surface adjoining the excavation, or (2) working in an excavation not exceeding such depth, or (3) working in an excavation where the side walls are shored or sloped to the angle of repose.

(C) Working within tunnels prior to the completion of all driving and shoring operations.

(D) Working within shafts prior to the completion of all sinking and shoring operations.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/04/2003 and 11/04/2008

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 4109.05

Rule Amplifies: 4109.05

Prior Effective Dates: 4/17/1979