- Part Number:1926
- Part Number Title:Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
- Subpart:1926 Subpart U
- Subpart Title:Blasting and the Use of Explosives
- Standard Number:
- Title:Blaster qualifications.
- GPO Source:
A blaster shall be able to understand and give written and oral orders.
A blaster shall be in good physical condition and not be addicted to narcotics, intoxicants, or similar types of drugs.
A blaster shall be qualified, by reason of training, knowledge, or experience, in the field of transporting, storing, handling, and use of explosives, and have a working knowledge of State and local laws and regulations which pertain to explosives.
Blasters shall be required to furnish satisfactory evidence of competency in handling explosives and performing in a safe manner the type of blasting that will be required.
The blaster shall be knowledgeable and competent in the use of each type of blasting method used.