OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives

Section 505 Blasting machine

(1) An employer and blaster must ensure that workers use blasting machines designed for use with explosives in all electrically controlled blasting operations.

(2) A worker must not use a battery system for electric blasting.

(3) Subsections (1) and (2) do not apply to a worker who is using a battery system to initiate down hole loaded explosives for the purpose of detonating unrecoverable explosives during seismic drilling activities.