• 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:
1926.901(a)
A blaster shall be able to understand and give written and oral orders.
1926.901(b)
A blaster shall be in good physical condition and not be addicted to narcotics, intoxicants, or similar types of drugs.
1926.901(c)
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.
1926.901(d)
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.
1926.901(e)
The blaster shall be knowledgeable and competent in the use of each type of blasting method used.