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Rules and Regulations Governing Installation and Use of Cabs and Canopies [4 VAC 25 ‑ 120]
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Description The regulation protects persons operating self-propelled mobile equipment at the face of coal mines from roof falls.
State Authority Virginia Code Sections 45.1-161.3 and and 45.1-161.106
Federal Authority None entered
Exempt from APA No, changes to this chapter are subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
Text of Regulation Link to Virginia Administrative Code
Goals of Regulation 1. To provide effective protection from falling roof rock for underground face mobile equipment operators.
2. To encourage more productive mines.
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Name / Title: Michael Skiffington  / Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy
1100 Bank Street, 8th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219-3402
Email Address: mike.skiffington@dmme.virginia.gov
Telephone: (804)692-3212    FAX: (804)692-3237    TDD: (800)828-1120
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