OHS Code Explanation Guide

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 33 Explosives Safety

Section 498 Community protection

Protecting people and property from injury and damage is extremely important. This can be done by limiting explosive charges, using suitable protective devices in the blasting area to limit the movement of debris and restricting access to the blasting area. Both the employer and blaster are responsible for ensuring that appropriate precautions are taken.