§15-5B-2. Mine and industrial accident emergency operations
(a) The Director of the Division of Homeland Security and
Emergency Management, working in conjunction with the Office of
Miners' Health, Safety and Training, shall maintain the Mine and
Industrial Accident Emergency Operations Center, which shall be the
official and primary state government 24-hour-a-day communications
center for dealing with mine and industrial accidents.
(b) The emergency operations center shall be operated
twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week by emergency service
personnel employed by the director to provide emergency assistance
and coordination to mine and industrial accidents or emergencies.
(c) The emergency operations center shall be readily
accessible twenty-four hours a day at a statewide telephone number
established and designated by the director.