Chapter 49.24 RCW

HEALTH AND SAFETY—UNDERGROUND WORKERS

Sections
Pressure defined.
Compressed air safety requirements.
Medical and nursing attendants.
Examination as to physical fitness.
Penalty.
Enforcement.
Requirements for underground labor.
Lighting appliances.
Exhaust valves.
Fire prevention.
Air chambersHanging walks.
Locks.
Explosives and detonators.
Air plantFeed water.
Electric power requirements.
Inspection.
Cars, cages, bucketsEmployees riding or walking.
Speed of vehicles.
Oil supply restricted.
Explosives, use ofBlasting.
Firing switchWarning by blaster.
Inspection after blast.
Code of signals.
Requirements as to caissons.
Shields to be provided.
Caissons to be braced.
CagesHoisting apparatus.
Buckets in vertical shafts.
Telephone system for tunnels.
Location of lights.
Generators, transformers, etc., to be grounded.
Electrical voltage.
Lamps to be held in reserve.
Insulators required.
Director to make rules and regulations.
Penalty.
NOTES:
Coal mining code: Title 78 RCW.
Protection of employees: State Constitution Art. 2 § 35.
Supervisor of safety: RCW 43.22.040.
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