13 NCAC 06 .0516             ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

(a)  National Electrical Code. All electrical apparatus, equipment and wiring shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the National Electrical Code which is hereby incorporated by reference, 1993 Edition, including subsequent amendments and editions, insofar as the code is applicable to the operation of surface mines, pits and quarries. Copies of the code may be obtained from the National Fire Protection Association, 1 Batterymarch Park, Post Office Box 9101, Quincy, Mass. 02269-9101. Copies of the code are also available for inspection and purchase for thirty seven dollars and fifty cents ($37.50) at the Office of the Mine and Quarry Division.

(b)  Personnel Authorization and Instruction. Only competent persons, as defined in 30 CFR Parts 56.2 and 57.2, shall install, operate, repair, work on or with electric wires, lighting conductors or electrical apparatus, machinery or equipment.


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

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.