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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 124 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Knowledge

 A holder of a division 2 factory licence or manufacturing certificate must have knowledge of the following matters and must ensure that these matters are communicated to the workers at the workplace:

  • (a) the provisions of the Explosives Act and these Regulations;

  • (b) the terms and conditions of the licence or certificate, including the maximum quantity of Footnote *explosives and raw material and the maximum number of people authorized to be in the workplace at any one time;

  • (c) all safety rules respecting the manufacture of explosives at the workplace;

  • (d) the personal protective equipment that is needed to protect people from the hazards to which they could be exposed;

  • (e) all emergency plans for the workplace, including the evacuation plan;

  • (f) the hazards of, and safe handling practices for, the explosives and raw material at the workplace;

  • (g) the precautions that must be taken to minimize the likelihood of harm to people and property during manufacturing operations, including harm resulting from chemical incompatibility;

  • (h) the operation of the equipment at the workplace;

  • (i) the maintenance and repair of the equipment, including Footnote *decontamination; and

  • (j) procedures for inspecting the workplace or equipment after maintenance and repair work has been done.

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