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| Part Number:||1926|
| Part Title:||Safety and Health Regulations for Construction|
| Subpart Title:||Blasting and the Use of Explosives|
| Standard Number:||1926.901|
| Title:||Blaster qualifications.|
| Applicable Standards:||1910.109(a)(12); 1910.109(e)(3)(iii); 1910.109(g)(2); 1910.109(h)(3)(ii)|| GPO Source:||e-CFR|
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.
Next Standard (1926.902)|
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