New Mexico Register / Volume XXXIV, Issue 10 / May 31, 2023



This is an amendment to 11.5.1 NMAC, Section 16 effective 05/31/2023†††††††††††††† RECORDKEEPING AND REPORTING OCCUPATIONAL INJURIES, ILLNESSES AND FATALITIES:

††††††††††††††† A.††††††††††† General:Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this section, the provisions of 29 CFR Part 1904, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (, are hereby incorporated into this section.

††††††††††††††† B.††††††††††† Exception:Work-related injuries, illnesses and fatalities which are required to be reported by 29 CFR Part 1904.39 shall be reported, by email, telephone or facsimile machine, to the bureau in lieu of the location specified in 29 CFR Part 1904.39.The bureauís address, email, and telephone/facsimile numbers are:occupational health and safety bureau, New Mexico environment department, P.O. Box 5469, Santa Fe, NM 87502,, Tel:(505) 476-8700, Fax:(505) 476-8734.

††††††††††††††† [C.†††††††††† Reporting novel coronavirus:Within four (4) hours of learning that an employee tested positive for the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), each employer shall report the positive test to the bureau at the email, telephone or facsimile number specified in Subsection B of this section.]

[10/9/1975, 9/3/1978, 3/21/1979, 5/10/1981, 11/17/1983, 7/19/1994, 1/1/1996, 8/15/1998; NMAC - Rn & A, 11 NMAC 5.1.16, 10/30/2008; A, 7/16/2015; A/E, 8/5/2020; A/E, 12/3/2020, A, 1/26/2021; A, 05/31/2023]

[The department has provided the Rapid Response Submission portal that may be used to satisfy the reporting requirements of Subsection (C). The Rapid Response Submission portal is available on the bureauís website at]