(a) A total
weighted average score will be used to determine the final grade.
(b) Examinations will be graded by a member
of the State Mining Council using an answer key established for that purpose.
Any updated testing materials will have a corresponding updated answer
(c) In the event that a
failing grade occurs, the examination will be independently graded by a second
State Mining Council member. Should the second grading result in a passing
grade, a third State Mining Council member will grade the examination. The
majority grade shall be assigned to the examination.
If identification of the examinee has not
been adequately protected by the safeguards described above in Section
no examination will be graded by a State
Mining Council member from the same mine.
(e) Each examinee shall be notified of
examination results when all grading is completed. Those failing the
examination will be so advised by certified mail.