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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 202 from 2014-02-01 to 2023-06-02:

Marginal note:Loading and unloading

  •  (1) The carrier must ensure that, while Footnote *explosives are being loaded into or unloaded from a means of transport other than a vehicle, precautions that minimize the likelihood of an ignition are taken. The carrier must also ensure that only activities that are necessary for loading or unloading the explosives are carried out in the immediate vicinity.

  • Marginal note:Precautions

    (2) The carrier must ensure that precautions that prevent unauthorized people from having access to the explosives during loading or unloading are taken, as well as precautions that prevent any person in the immediate vicinity from doing anything that might increase the likelihood of an ignition.

  • Marginal note:Throwing or dropping explosives

    (3) The carrier must ensure that packages or containers of explosives are not thrown or dropped during the loading or unloading of the explosives.

  • Marginal note:Securing explosives

    (4) The carrier must ensure that the explosives are stowed and secured in a manner that eliminates any possibility of an ignition, including ignition by another item or substance that is also being transported.

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