OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives

Section 511 Destroying a misfire

(1) Subject to section 512, an employer and a blaster must ensure that the blaster inserts a charge on top of or beside a misfire and detonates it.

(2) If a misfire cannot be detonated immediately, an employer and a blaster must

(a) ensure that clearly visible signs are posted in the location of the misfire warning of the presence of the misfire, and

(b) detonate it in accordance with subsection (1) as soon as reasonably practicable.