OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives

Section 477 Appropriate quantities

(1) An employer must ensure that explosives are brought to a work site in charge strengths appropriate to the blasting operation at the work site.

(2) A blaster must not remove from the magazine more explosives than are required to complete each task.

(3) A blaster must ensure that a charge is sectioned or cut only if there is no reasonable alternative available.