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(a) The employer shall designate a competent safety representative, certified by the Division experienced in underground mining with the responsibility of administering the safety program. He shall institute action to correct unsafe conditions and unsafe practices.
Every person requesting certification as a safety representative shall submit a completed application form to the Division. Upon submission of an application for certification as a safety representative, the Division shall collect the amount of $15.00 for examination fee which is non-refundable. Renewal fees are $5.00 annually.
(b) Labor Code Excerpts: Section 8003.
"Violation of regulations, rules, orders, or special orders adopted by the board or division as a condition of certification shall be punishable by suspension or revocation of certification, unless such violation is responsible for death or injury to employees, in which case it shall be punishable as a misdemeanor."
NOTE: Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code.
1. New section filed 5-30-74; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 74, No. 22).
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