You will be required to comply with this standard if you intend to manufacture or store explosives.
The holder of a licence to store large quantities of explosives must ensure that all employees are trained in the requirements of this standard.
This standard applies to:
- portable magazines
- relocatable magazines
- fixed or permanent magazines
- bulk storage
- underground storage.
It contains a range of requirements including:
- specifications for security fencing for premises used to store explosives
- minimum separation distances between buildings containing explosives and any magazine or other building
- minimum separation distances between a place where an explosive mixture is manufactured and vulnerable facilities.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.