2021 Wyoming Statutes
Title 30 - Mines and Minerals
Chapter 3 - Mining Safety
Article 1 - General Provisions
Section 30-3-102 - Reasonable Safety Regulations and Precautions; Enumeration of General Safety Rules; Hazards to Be Posted; Care of Tools.

Universal Citation: WY Stat § 30-3-102 (2021)

30-3-102. Reasonable safety regulations and precautions; enumeration of general safety rules; hazards to be posted; care of tools.

(a) Reasonable safety regulations and precautions shall be observed in all phases of all mining activities to provide a safe place for persons to work and to avoid injury and accident.

(b) No apparatus, piece of equipment, machinery or tool shall be used when not in good repair or working condition or for any purpose for which it is not intended or suited.

(c) No work shall be permitted in any unsafe place unless it is for the purpose of making the place safe, and then only by experienced persons under the supervision of a qualified person.

(d) Special precautions shall be observed in operations where gas has been found to exist in dangerous quantity.

(e) Appropriate signs shall be posted where dangerous or temporary hazards exist.

(f) Good housekeeping shall be practiced in and around all mining activities, including cleanliness, orderly and safe storage of materials, and the removal of possible sources of injury such as stumbling hazards, protruding nails, broken glass, discarded equipment, supplies, containers, parts and other similar objects or materials.

(g) Tools, except when in actual use, shall be kept in racks, boxes, kits, or where they will create no hazard.

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