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  1. Immediately reportable Accidents New Mexico MINE ACT Of 2006 U.S. MINER ACT of 2006

  2. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries • Mine operators are required to call The New Mexico Emergency Operations Center toll-free number at 1-866-761-6039 and MSHA of an immediately reportable accident. These phone calls are required by NM State Statute and Federal law. 866-761-6039

  3. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries • Mine operators must call immediately, but no later than 15 minutes for MSHA and 30 minutes for the NMEOC from the time they know or should know that an accident has occurred 866-761-6039

  4. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries are: • A death of an individual at a mine; • An injury to an individual at a mine which has a reasonable potential to cause death; • An entrapment of an individual for more than thirty minutes or which has a reasonable potential to cause death; • An unplanned inundation of a mine by a liquid or gas; • An unplanned ignition or explosion of gas or dust; 866-761-6039

  5. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries are: • In underground mines, an unplanned fire not extinguished within 10 minutes of discovery; in surface mines and surface areas of underground mines, an unplanned fire not extinguished within 30 minutes of discovery; • An unplanned ignition or explosion of a blasting agent or an explosive; 866-761-6039

  6. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries are: • An unplanned roof fall at or above the anchorage zone in active workings where roof bolts are in use; or, an unplanned roof or rib fall in active workings that impairs ventilation or impedes passage; • A coal or rock outburst that causes withdrawal of miners or which disrupts regular mining activity for more than one hour; 866-761-6039

  7. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries are: • An unstable condition at an impoundment, refuse pile, or culm bank which requires emergency action in order to prevent failure, or which causes individuals to evacuate an area; or, failure of an impoundment, refuse pile, or culm bank; • Damage to hoisting equipment in a shaft or slope which endangers an individual or which interferes with use of the equipment for more than thirty minutes; and 866-761-6039

  8. Immediately Reportable Accidents and Injuries are: • An event at a mine which causes death or bodily injury to an individual not at the mine at the time the event occurs. 866-761-6039