§ 1561.01 Division of mineral resources management – mine and quarry definitions
§ 1561.011 Chapter does not apply to chapter 1514 activities
§ 1561.02 Jurisdiction over mines and quarries
§ 1561.03 Chief of division – powers and duties
§ 1561.04 Annual report – public distribution quarterly reports
§ 1561.05 Administration of laws relating to mines and mining and duties and functions of the division of mineral resources management
§ 1561.06 Designating coal or mineral bearing townships
§ 1561.07 Clay mines and stripping pits – rules
§ 1561.11 Examinations for mine forepersons and fire bosses
§ 1561.12 Registration and qualifications of applicants
§ 1561.13 Examinations
§ 1561.14 Qualifications of mine electrician
§ 1561.15 Practical examination by chief
§ 1561.16 Credit for practical experience – qualifications of foreperson of gaseous mines – recertification
§ 1561.17 Qualifications of foreperson of mine or nongaseous mines – recertification
§ 1561.18 Qualifications of foreperson of surface maintenance facilities
§ 1561.19 Qualifications of foreperson of surface mines
§ 1561.20 Qualifications of surface mine blaster
§ 1561.21 Qualifications of shot firer
§ 1561.22 Qualifications of fire boss
§ 1561.23 Issuance of certificates – qualifications of applicants generally
§ 1561.25 Rescue stations – assistant superintendents
§ 1561.26 Training and employment of rescue crews
§ 1561.261 Immunity of mine safety employees arising from rescue work
§ 1561.27 Division of mineral resources management laboratory
§ 1561.28 Supervision of mineral resources management laboratory
§ 1561.31 Inspections by deputy mine inspector
§ 1561.32 Inspection of electrical installations
§ 1561.33 Weekly report by deputy mine inspector
§ 1561.34 Deputy mine inspector’s emergency report
§ 1561.35 Written notice of danger or hazardous condition
§ 1561.351 Notification of violations
§ 1561.36 Investigation and written report in case of major accident
§ 1561.37 Investigation and written report in case of fatal or serious accident
§ 1561.38 Chief to provide assistance in resolving controversies or emergency counsel
§ 1561.45 Fines paid into mining regulation and safety fund
§ 1561.46 Fees paid into mining regulation and safety fund
§ 1561.47 Order to abate violation
§ 1561.48 Mining regulation and safety fund
§ 1561.49 Designation of inspectors and employees
§ 1561.50 Charges against deputy mine inspector
§ 1561.51 Appeal to reclamation commission
§ 1561.52 Effect of child support default on certificate
§ 1561.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 1561

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Case law: The law as laid down in cases that have been decided in the decisions of the courts.
  • Certified nurse practitioner: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Certified nurse-midwife: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Clinical nurse specialist: means an advanced practice registered nurse who holds a current, valid license issued under Chapter 4723. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Deputy mine inspector: means a person appointed in the division of mineral resources management to inspect mines to see that this chapter and Chapters 1563. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Difference of potential: means the difference of electrical pressure existing between any two points of an electrical system, or between any point of such system and the earth, as determined by a voltmeter. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Electric system: means all apparatus and electric circuits receiving electric energy or that may receive electric energy from a common source. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Electrical inspector: means a person appointed by the chief to examine surface and underground electrical systems and equipment at mines for fire, shock, and explosion hazards. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Face: means the advancing breast of any working place. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Fire boss: means a person whom the mine foreperson is required to employ under certain conditions designated in this chapter and Chapters 1563. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Foreperson: means the person designated to assist the mine foreperson in the immediate supervision of a portion or the whole of a mine or of the persons employed therein. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Gas: means an inflammable gas, chiefly methane, that when mixed in certain proportions with air is explosive. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • in writing: includes any representation of words, letters, symbols, or figures; this provision does not affect any law relating to signatures. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Longwall mining: means a system of mining designed for full pillar extraction that minimizes the possibility of outburst or squeezes and allows total caving of the main roof in the pillar area. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Longwall working face: means a working face in a coal mine in which work extracting coal from its natural deposit in the earth is performed during a mining cycle by longwall mining. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Methane: is a hydrocarbon gas (CH4) frequently encountered in coal mines. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Mine: means an underground or surface excavation or development with or without shafts, slopes, drifts, or tunnels for the extraction of coal, gypsum, asphalt, rock, or other materials containing the same, or for the extraction of natural gas or petroleum by means that are substantially similar to the underground extraction of coal, gypsum, asphalt, rock, or other materials containing the same, with hoisting or haulage equipment and appliances for the extraction of such materials; and embraces the land or property of the mining plant, the surface, and underground, that is used for or contributes to the mining properties, or concentration or handling of coal, gypsum, asphalt, rock, or other materials containing the same or of natural gas or petroleum. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Mine foreperson: means the person whom the operator or superintendent places in charge of the inside or outside workings of the mine and of the persons employed therein or thereat. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Operator: means any firm, corporation, or individual operating any mine or part thereof. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Physician assistant: means an individual who is licensed under Chapter 4730. See Ohio Code 1.64
  • Pillar: means a solid block of ore, coal, or other material, left unmined to support the overlying strata in a mine. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Shaft: means a vertical opening through the strata that is or may be used for ventilation, drainage, or hoisting workers or material or both in connection with the mining of coal or other minerals or materials. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • Shot firer: means a practical and experienced person whose duties are to charge, set off, and discharge the shots under the direction of the mine foreperson or foreperson. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Superintendent: means the person who has, on behalf of the operator, immediate supervision of one or more mines. See Ohio Code 1561.01
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Well: means any borehole, whether drilled or bored, within the state, for the production, extraction, or injection of any gas or liquid mineral, excluding only potable water to be used as such, but including natural or artificial brines and oil field waters. See Ohio Code 1561.01