Showing posts with label Handling Explosives in Surface Mines and Quarries. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Handling Explosives in Surface Mines and Quarries. Show all posts

Disposal Of Surplus And Defective Explosives

thumbnail 10.1. EXPLOSIVES Explosives that are considered unsafe to transport or for storage are required to be destroyed in a safe manner in complian...

Post-Firing

thumbnail 9.1. EXAMINATION OF SHOT The shot firer is responsible for examining the site to ensure that no unfired explosives or additional hazards hav...

Firing

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8.1. BLAST PERIMETER The person responsible for the firing of the shot is the person who has to determine the exclusion zone and the locatio...

Explosive Use

thumbnail 7.1. RECORDS 7.1.1. Authority to use Explosives In the “Foreword” to AS 2187.2 it states “it is a fundamental requirement that persons are c...

Drilling Blastholes

thumbnail The main explosives risks associated with the drilling of blastholes are residual explosives from previous blast being initiated and poorly ...

Transport Of Explosives

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5.1. GENERAL VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS For the safe and secure transport of explosives all vehicles should adhere to the following general requir...

Management Of The Magazine

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4.1. STOCK CONTROL 4.1.1. Person in Charge of Magazine A person in charge of the magazine will demonstrate competency and be assessed in the...

Transpot To The Magazine

thumbnail 3.1. COMPETENCY OF PERSON The person who accompanies or escorts the explosive suppliers vehicle to the magazine is obligated to identify the...

Explosives Arrival On Site

thumbnail 2.1. ARRIVAL POINT OF EXPLOSIVES A risk assessment is to be carried out to identify hazards that may arise with the arrival of an explosives...

Surface Magazines

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1.1. LOCATION OF MAGAZINE 1.1.1. Public Risk When siting a magazine the risk management process can be carried out to identify hazards that ...