OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 615 Access to explosives

(1) An employer must ensure that only a mine blaster designated by the employer, or a worker working under the direct supervision of the designated mine blaster, has access to magazines.

(2) An employer must ensure that no worker, except a mine blaster or a worker working under the direct supervision of the designated mine blaster, has

(a) blasting apparatus at a mine site, or

(b) a key to a case, canister, storage box or magazine at a mine site.