Code of Practice for Precursors for Explosives - Tasmania


Note that this standard has been updated and you will need to meet the requirements set out in Code of Practice - Storage and Handling of UN3375.

You will need to comply with this code if you intend to manufacture, transport, store, or use precursors in commercial blasting operations. A precursor is a material intended to be used exclusively in the production of an explosive.

This code sets out the requirements and recommendations to control the risks arising from the storage, handling, transport and security of ammonium nitrate emulsions, suspensions and gels, which conform to UN3375.

This code may be amended from time to time.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Explosives Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Explosives Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

Contact details

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WorkSafe Tasmania

Department of Justice

Operating address: 30 Gordons Hill Road
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Mailing address: PO BOX 56
Rosny Park, Tasmania 7018
Phone: 1300 366 322
Phone: 03 6166 4600
Fax: 03 6173 0206
Website: WorkSafe Tasmania (Opens in new window)