10.4 Receive and handle explosive materials onsite

Key Role
Other Applications

This standard comprises the following:

1 Receive explosives materials on-side
2 Handle explosive materials on site

This activity is likely to be undertaken by someone whose work role involves explosives work activities. This includes blasting personnel.

Performance Criteria

1 Receive explosives materials on-side

P1 all explosive materials are obtained correctly and checked in conformity with the requirements of the blasting specification
P2 records are completed accurately and made available to authorized persons
P3 explosive materials are handled safely in accordance with operational and organizational procedures and relevant legislation requirements
P4 problems and conditions outside the responsibility of the candidate are referred to an authorized person
P5 work is carried out to approved procedures and practices and in compliance with statutory requirements

Knowledge and Understanding

1 Receive explosives materials on-site

K1 health, safety and environmental and other statutory legislation, regulations and safe working practices and procedures governing explosives and their implications for your area of work
K2 the relevant legislation associated to the handling and movement of explosives
K3 how to recognize detonator types and delays
K4 the operational and organizational procedures and practices for handling and transport of explosives
K5 the requirements for checking explosives type and condition