(410 ILCS 15/5) (from Ch. 96 1/2, par. 3955)
    Sec. 5. Each coal mine operator shall provide every new employee with the opportunity for 8 hours of first-aid training as prescribed by the Department of Natural Resources within 6 months of the date of his employment. Each coal mine employee shall be provided with an opportunity for refresher first-aid training of not less than 4 hours within each 24 months of employment. The employee shall be paid regular wages, or overtime pay if applicable, for all periods of first-aid training.
(Source: P.A. 89-445, eff. 2-7-96.)