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NM Mine Safety Requirements


Mining in New Mexico is regulated through State Laws that can be found in rule form and in the statutes. New Mexico Statutes Annotated 1978 Chapter 69 Mines can be found here: https://law.justia.com/codes/new-mexico/2017/chapter-69/

Regulations for New Mexico Administrative Code Title 19, Chapter 6 can be found here:

New Mexico requires that any accident at a mine site be reported to the State Mine Inspector within 30 minutes of the event.

It is also the law that each mine in the State of New Mexico must file an "Emergency Notification Plan" with the New Mexico State Mine Inspector at the New Mexico Bureau of Mine Safety.

Sample Emergency Notification Plan




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