OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 638 Abandoned explosive

(1) A worker who finds an abandoned explosive must

(a) take all reasonable action to ensure that other workers who may be exposed to it are made aware of it, and

(b) report the find to the employer or to a mine blaster.

(2) An employer or mine blaster to whom an abandoned explosive is reported must

(a) take immediate steps to ensure that workers are protected from the hazards associated with the abandoned explosive, and

(b) notify the Director of the abandoned explosive.