OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives

Section 494 Detonator leg wires

(1) An employer and a blaster must ensure that detonator leg wires of loaded drill holes and boreholes

(a) are not exposed for more than 600 millimetres above ground level,

(b) are shunted, and

(c) are wrapped on a wooden or plastic lath or a wire pin flag.

(2) The employer must ensure that the position of the drill hole or borehole is marked by setting the base of the wooden or plastic lath or wire pin flag in the drill hole or borehole.