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Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR) - Table of Contents
• Part Number: 1926
• Part Title: Safety and Health Regulations for Construction
• Subpart: U
• 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

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.


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