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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 18. Explosives and Pyrotechnics
Article 116. Handling and Use of Explosives--Blasting Operations

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§5296. Safety Fuse Storage.

(a) In cold weather the safety fuse shall be warmed slightly before being uncoiled in order to avoid breaking or cracking.

(b) Safety fuse and igniter cord shall be stored in a place which is dry, cool, oil/grease free, and the relative humidity of the air is less than 80 percent.

(c) Safety fuse shall not be hung on nails or other projections that could cause a sharp bend to be formed in the fuse.


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


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

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