The Recreational Tramway Board will hold a public hearing relative to proposed changes to the "General Provisions" and "Reportable Tramway Incidents; Immediate Shutdown" sections of its regulations, 526 CMR 10.01 and 10.10. The hearing will be held on March 31, 2010 at 11:00am at Wachusett Mountain.

Highlights of the proposed changes are as follows:

  • In section 10.01 of 526 CMR, the term "Serious Injury" would include injuries resulting in "dismemberment, significant disfigurement, a life threatening injury or death."
  • The Board proposes changing 526 CMR 10.10 to require that all reportable incidents be immediately reported to the Board through DPS Incident Hotline and that serious injuries continue to be immediately reported to the State Police.

This is not a complete list of the changes. To view the regulations please click 526 CMR 10.01 and 10.10 Amendments. doc format of    526_cmr_10.1_10.10_amendments.doc  (42kb)