January 8, 1976
MEMORANDUM FOR: Thomas V. Martin, Area Director, Charleston
Subject: Penn Line Services, Inc.
Reference is made to your memorandum data December 19, 1975 on the subject
The MSA blasting unit described in your correspondence seems to be an
electric blasting machine and thus meets the requirements of the electric
blasting equipment required by Section 1926.900(r). However, as stated in
this section electric blasting machines shall not be used in situations
described in Sections 1926.906(a) and (r). The employer shall be warned of
the requirement of Section 1926.900(m).
DAVID H. RHONE