A conductor, engineer, firefighter, brakeperson, telegraph operator, or a conductor or motorperson on a street railway working for a company operating a railroad over 30 miles long or an interurban railroad or street railway over 4 miles long may work more than 15 consecutive hours without 8 hours' rest, except during accidents. These employees must also have at least 8 consecutive hours of rest in each 24-hour period. A railroad company that knowingly violates this law may be subject to a fine of between $500 and $1,000 for the first offense and a fine of between $1,000 and $1,500 for any subsequent offense (OH Rev. Stat. Sec. 4973.11).