§ 45.1-161.41

Top person certificate

Each applicant for a top person certificate shall demonstrate to the Board of Coal Mining Examiners by written and oral examination that he has a thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of shaft and slope mine construction. In addition, each applicant shall pass the examinations in first aid and gas detection. The holder of a top person certificate issued by the Board shall be authorized to act as top person in any coal mine.


1980, c. 442, § 45.1-20.1; 1994, c. 28.


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