OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 36 Mining

Section 650 Electrical cables and wires

A surface mine blaster must ensure that

(a) the blasting cable assembly is not grounded,

(b) the insulation of the blasting cable is kept in good condition to avoid grounding, and

(c) the splice connections between detonator wires and the blasting cable are kept clear of the ground or otherwise protected to prevent grounding.