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Chapter 293

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  293.360.  Inspection of hoisting equipment, records — penalty (coal mines). — 1.  Every owner or operator, or the agent of such owner or operator of any coal mine in this state, who shall employ twenty-five or more miners or mine laborers, where any mechanical device is or shall be used for the lowering or hoisting of men into or out of such mine, shall have some experienced practical person to inspect all ropes, cages, safety catches, shive wheels and drum brakes at least twice in each week while such mine shall be in operation.  And every such owner or operator, or the agent of such owner or operator of such mine, is hereby required to furnish a book of suitable kind in which the results of each inspection are hereby required to be entered and recorded by the person making such inspection as soon and as often as the same shall be made, always reciting in such book also the day and date of such inspection; and such book shall be kept at such mine, and shall, on all working days, be open for the information of all employees of such mine.

  2.  Every owner or operator, or the agent of such owner or operator of any coal mine in this state of the kind mentioned in subsection 1, who shall fail to comply with the provisions of said subsection, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail not less than thirty days nor more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment for each and every separate offense.  And every failure to have made such inspection and to have entered and recorded the results of such inspection as provided in subsection 1 on any day when the same should have been done, shall constitute a separate offense.


(L. 1959 S.B. 188 §§ 39, 41)

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