13 NCAC 06 .0503             DANGEROUS OPENINGS

The operator, owner or lessee shall provide reasonable safeguards, such as guard rails, fences, berms or other approved means, to prevent loss of life or property at any surface mine, pit or quarry which has dangerous openings. These safeguards shall provide protection at operating, abandoned or closed surface mines, pits and quarries. Safeguards at abandoned surface mines, pits and quarries shall be located as close to the dangerous openings as possible.


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

Eff. February 1, 1976;

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