MSHA - Code of Federal Regulations - 30 CFR 48.12
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30 CFR § 48.12
Appeals procedures.


The operator, miner, and miners' representative shall have the right of appeal from a decision of the District Manager.

(a) In the event an operator, miner, or miners' representative decides to appeal a decision by a District Manager, such an appeal shall be submitted, in writing, to the Administrator for Coal Mine Safety and Health or Administrator for Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health, as appropriate, MSHA, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22209-3939, within 30 days of notification of the District Manager's decision.

(b) The Administrator may require additional information from the operator, the miners, or their representatives, and the District Manager, if the Administrator determines such information is necessary.

(c) The Administrator shall render a decision on the appeal within 30 days after receipt of the appeal.


[43 FR 47459, Oct. 13, 1978, as amended at 47 FR 23640, May 28, 1982]

Subpart B--Training and Retraining of Miners Working at Surface Mines and Surface Areas of Underground Mines