OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 625 Detonators

(1) An employer must ensure that detonators transported in a vehicle are separated from other explosives by a solid partition of wood or its equivalent that

(a) provides a distance of not less than 150 millimetres between the detonators and other explosives, and

(b) extends at least 150 millimetres above the highest level to which explosives are packed in the vehicle.

(2) An employer must ensure that a radio transmitter in a vehicle transporting electric detonators is switched off while the detonators are being placed into or removed from the containment areas.