20.58.02.03

.03 Reportable Accident Investigation.

A. After an accident reportable under 49 CFR 195, a representative of the Commission may:

(1) Interview personnel;

(2) Examine equipment or pipe;

(3) Request issuance of a subpoena for production of equipment or pipe relating to the incident for independent preservation;

(4) Examine related documents;

(5) Order independent laboratory tests of equipment or pipe; or

(6) Take other investigative measures as needed to complete a comprehensive independent investigation.

B. An operator shall preserve all equipment or pipe which may have contributed to an accident until the investigation by the Division is completed.