OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives

Section 469 Reporting incidents involving explosives

An employer must include the following in a report under section 18(1) of the Act on an incident arising from an unplanned or uncontrolled explosion or fire:

(a) the name of the blaster;

(b) the blaster’s permit number, if any, and the issuer of the permit;

(c) the date, time and place of the incident;

(d) the make, type and date code of the explosives;

(e) the type and method of detonation;

(f) the purpose for which the explosives were being used;

(g) the make, type and size of detonator used;

(h) the conditions at the site;

(i) the names of injured persons, if any;

(j) the names and addresses of witnesses.