Code of Practice - Blast Guarding in an Open Cut Mining Environment - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to use explosives to break rocks in an open cut mining environment.

This code sets out the recommendations and precautions to protect the community, customers, employees and the environment in relation to the duties and obligations of persons performing the roles associated with the process 'Blast Guarding' in an open cut mining environment. This code provides practical guidance on meeting regulatory requirement on mine safety.

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.

Act(s) name

Dangerous Goods Safety Act 2004 Western Australia

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety

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