(a)  The commissioner has adopted and shall enforce the mandatory provisions of the Metal and Nonmetal Mine Health and Safety Standards, July, 1993 edition, which are hereby incorporated by reference, including subsequent amendments and editions, 30 CFR Chapter 1, Parts 56 and 57.

(b)  Copies of the standards may be obtained from the U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Post Office Box 371954, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15250-7954. Copies of the standards are also available for inspection and purchase for twenty eight dollars ($28.00) at the offices of the Mine and Quarry Division.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74‑24.4(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Amended Eff. June 3, 1977;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1994; January 9, 1980; January 3, 1979; January 5, 1978;

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