Arizona Mine Inspector
Below you'll find information about the roles and responsibilities of the Arizona Mine Inspector.
The Arizona State Mine Inspector is elected to the Executive branch of the Arizona State government and can serve up to four consecutive terms. The Arizona Mine Inspector is tasked with inspecting mines across the state to provide safety to the mine workers and public. The Mine Inspector is responsible for the inspection of mines that have 50 or more workers every three months and all other mines on a yearly basis. The Mine Inspectors’ duties include; inspecting conditions, safety devices, equipment, machinery, operation, sanitation, ventilation, entrances, and exits, report on accidents and death, and the overall health and safety of the miners. Mine Inspectors have the authority to suspend or close mining operations to ensure the proper safety measures are being applied.