OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 653 Misfires

(1) An employer must ensure that a misfire identified by a worker is not dug out by an excavator except under the direction of a surface mine blaster or a competent worker appointed by the employer.

(2) An employer must ensure that a hole drilled in order to blast or disperse a misfired charge is drilled under the direction of a surface mine blaster or a competent worker appointed by the employer.