OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 665 Blasting cable

(1) An underground mine blaster must use a blasting cable

(a) designed for that purpose, and

(b) with a resistance of less than 2 ohms.

(2) An underground mine blaster must ensure that a cable used in blasting is

(a) not less than 75 metres long, and

(b) reaches from the blast area to a suitable refuge for the underground mine blaster.