Mobile Processing Units Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you intend to use a mobile processing unit (MPU) to manufacture explosives. An MPU is any vehicle or portable piece of equipment designed or adapted for use in manufacturing ammonium nitrate based explosives in the field.

This code sets out the requirements for the design and operational management of MPUs used in the manufacture and blast-hole delivery of explosives used in surface and underground blasting as well as other operations, including field packaging.

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

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