(a)  Reporting Required. Following the occurrence of any work‑related accident (including those listed in Rule .0304(a) of this Section), work‑related illness, or work‑related injury (other than a minor first‑aid case), the operator shall complete a Mine Injury or Illness Report, Form MAQD‑9 (or Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Form 7000-1). The report form shall include the following information: the mine identification number; mine name; company name; the location of the mine; a description of the circumstances of the accident, injury or illness; location of the accident within the mine; the name and job title of the ill or injured person; and the total number of lost workdays.

(b)  Report to Director. The operator shall mail or fax one copy of the form to the director within 10 calendar days of the occurrence of the accident, illness, or injury. If the form is faxed, a copy of the form must also be mailed to the director within 24 hours.

(c)  Maintenance of Records. The operator shall maintain one copy of each form at the mine or nearest mine office for at least one year and shall upon request make the record available for examination by a representative of the Division.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74‑24.13;

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1994;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.