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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 18. Explosives and Pyrotechnics
Article 115. Transportation of Explosives

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§5265. Transportation of Explosives--Hoisting or Lowering.

(a) No employees except those specifically required and designated by the person in charge of the mine or tunnel, shall be permitted to ride in any shaft conveyance at the same time as explosive materials are being transported in such shaft.

(b) The hoist engineer shall be notified before explosive materials are transported in the shaft conveyance.

(c) Explosive materials shall be in a suitable conveyance while being hoisted from or lowered to any place underground.

(d) Hoisting of ore, muck or other materials in adjacent shaft compartments shall be stopped while explosive materials are being handled.

(e) Detonators and primers shall not be transported at the same time with other explosive materials in any shaft conveyance unless in a powder car.


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


1. Amendment of section heading and section and new Note filed 7-11-2003; operative 8-10-2003 (Register 2003, No. 28).

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