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Subchapter 17. Mine Safety Orders
Article 40. Inspections

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§7161. (19-120). Shaft Inspection.

Each shaft in which men or materials are hoisted or lowered shall be inspected each week by a man who is competent to make such inspection.
The man making the inspection shall list on a form prescribed by the Division all unsafe conditions found in the shaft and corrective measures necessary to make the shaft safe.
The weekly shaft report shall be signed by the man who made the inspection. The weekly shaft inspection report shall be kept at the mine office for two years, and shall be available for examination by representatives of the Division.

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