Explosives Regulations, 2013
Marginal note:Foreign matter
94 (1) If the likelihood of an ignition could be increased as a result of foreign matter (for example, bolts, gravel or grit) being present in or mixed with any raw material, or Footnote *explosive used as raw material, the material must be carefully examined and passed through a sieve or treated to remove or exclude the foreign matter before manufacturing operations begin.
Marginal note:Loading and unloading
(2) Explosives and raw material must not be loaded into or unloaded from a mobile process unit except at the factory or a satellite site or at a client site specified in the division 1 factory licence or satellite site certificate. However, in the case of a mechanical breakdown, unloading may be carried out at the location of the breakdown if the Minister of Natural Resources is notified of the breakdown and determines that precautions that minimize the likelihood of ignition have been taken.
Marginal note:Loaded units to be attended
Marginal note:Storage — contaminated units
Marginal note:Tanks and hoppers
(5) The explosives and raw material in the tanks and hoppers on a mobile process unit must be unloaded if the unit will not be used for three consecutive days. However, the fuel oil tank and prill hopper do not have to be unloaded.
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