This information is provided free of charge by the Department of Industrial Relations from its web site at www.dir.ca.gov. These regulations are for the convenience of the user and no representation or warranty is made that the information is current or accurate. See full disclaimer at http://www.dir.ca.gov/od_pub/disclaimer.html.

Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 18. Explosives and Pyrotechnics
Article 113. Explosives and Pyrotechnics

Return to index
New query

§5248. Blasting Accident Reports and Procedures.



(a) In the event of a blasting accident or unusual occurrence affecting the safety of employees in which explosive materials are involved, whether or not personal injury is sustained, the employer shall within 24 hours forward a report of the incident to the Division.

(b) The report shall state:

(1) The names and license numbers of all blasters involved.

(2) The names and occupations of any employees injured.

(3) The type of explosive materials, detonator, and method or methods of detonation of explosive materials.

(4) A factual account of events pertinent to the accident.

(c) In any blasting incident in which serious personal injury is sustained, there shall be no continuation of the blasting operation involved until such time as the Division has completed its investigation or authorized resumption of work.

NOTE

Authority cited: Section 142.3, Labor Code. Reference: Section 142.3, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 7-11-2003; operative 8-10-2003 (Register 2003, No. 28).

Go BackGo Back to Article 113 Table of Contents