Blaster's Licence - South Australia

Description

This licence allows the holder to perform blasting activities in quarrying, mining or petroleum exploration (including underground) according to the endorsement on their licence. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age and have appropriate qualifications and experience. Farmers are exempt from the need to hold this licence if undertaking blasting activities on their farm property.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Duration

3 years.

Fees

Fees 2017-2018
Application or renewal $73.00.

Cheque, cash, money order, MasterCard, Visa, Eftpos.

Forms

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 1936 SA

Additional information

Sound knowledge and proof of experience in the use of explosives.

A National Police Clearance Certificate is required to obtain a Blaster's Licence. This certificate can only be obtained from a Police Station & cannot be older than 3 months at the time of applying for the Blaster's Licence.

SafeWork SA will accept a photocopy of the National Police Clearance (no older than 3 months) Certificate only if it has been sighted, signed and endorsed as a genuine copy of the original by an Inspector of Explosives, Justice of the Peace or a Police Officer.

Administering agency

Department of the Premier & Cabinet

SafeWork SA

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Licensing Unit, Business Performance Team

Operating address: Level 4, 33 Richmond Road
Keswick SA 5035
Mailing address: GPO Box 465
Adelaide SA 5001
Toll Free: 1300365255
Phone: 0883030400
Fax: 0883039903
Email: help@safework.sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.safework.sa.gov.au/ (Opens in new window)