Reports (Google eBook)

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Page 321 - ... do not require an investigation by the coroner he shall proceed to investigate and ascertain the cause of the explosion or accident, and make a record thereof, which he shall file as provided for; and to enable him to make the investigation, he shall have power to compel the attendance of persons to testify, and to administer oaths or affirmations...
Page 331 - ... mining is done by machinery. Whenever the workmen are under contract to load coal by the bushel, ton, or any quantity the settlement of which is had by weight, the output shall be weighed in accordance with the provisions of this act.
Page 319 - Inspector of bituminous coal mines shall devote the whole of his time to the duties of his office.
Page 313 - Kansas for two years, of temperate habits, of good repute, a man of personal integrity, shall have attained the age of thirty years, and shall have had at least five years...
Page 330 - It shall be unlawful for any mine owner, lessee, or operator of coal mines in this State, where ten or more' men are employed underground, employing miners at bushel or ton rates, or other quantity, to pass the output of coal mined by said miners over any screen or any...
Page 322 - For any injury to person or property occasioned by any violation of this act, or any willful failure to comply with its provisions, a right of action shall accrue to the party injured for any direct damages he or she may have sustained thereby, before any court of competent jurisdiction.
Page 331 - ... be punished by a fine of not less than two hundred dollars nor more than five hundred dollars, or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not to exceed sixty days, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Page 330 - The weighman employed at any mine shall subscribe an oath or affirmation before a justice of the peace, or other officer authorized to administer oaths, to do justice between employer and employe, and weigh the out-put of coal from the mines as herein provided.
Page 317 - In order to better secure the proper ventilation of every coal mine and promote the health and safety of persons employed therein, the operator or agent shall employ a competent and practical inside overseer, to be called
Page 319 - ... said map or plan as hereby required, or if the inspector shall find or have reason to believe that any map or plan of any coal mine...

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