Labor and Safety: Mines and Mining Safety (Indiana)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

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Place Indiana

Applies to States or Provinces Indiana
Name Labor and Safety: Mines and Mining Safety (Indiana)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Environmental Regulations, Safety and Operational Guidelines
Affected Technologies Coal with CCS
Active Policy Yes
Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator Indiana Department of Labor
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary


This section contains labor regulations pertaining specifically to coal mine workers. The law establishes the Indiana Mining Board. The Board's duties include: collecting and distributing information concerning the nature, causes, and prevention of mine accidents and the improvements of methods, conditions, and equipment of mines with special reference to health and safety and the conservation of mineral resources and the economic conditions respecting mining and the mining industry; and promoting the technical efficiency of all persons working in and about the mines of Indiana and examine persons applying for certificates under IC 22-10-3-10. The Board reports to to the Indiana Department of Labor.

Policy Contact

Contact Name Donald McCorkle (Director)
Department Indiana Department of Labor
Division Bureau of Mines
Address Vincennes University Technology Building 1002 N First St Room Field, Vincennes, IN 47591

Phone 812-888-4514
Fax 812-888-2098

Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: Ind. Code 22-10
Date Effective 1989
Date Enacted 1985