Code of Practice - Segregation Barriers for Transporting Mixed Loads of Detonators and High Explosives - Western Australia


You may need to comply with this code if you intend to transport detonators and explosives in the same vehicle.

These guidelines provide in detail a suitable segregation barrier demonstrated to be effective in preventing sympathetic detonation within defined explosives loads and in minimising the risk of any communication of explosion from the detonators being transported to other high explosives on the same vehicle. This code covers design principles and details, vehicle configurations and other conformance requirements for transporting explosives and detonators in the same vehicle.

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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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