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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 18. Explosives and Pyrotechnics
Article 119. Manufacture of Explosive Materials

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§5320. Reporting Requirements.

(a) Employers manufacturing explosive materials shall make available upon request by the Division the following information:

(1) The exact location of the place of manufacture.

(2) The kind or kinds of explosives, ammunition, blasting agents, or pyrotechnic devices to be manufactured or processed, and the property of hazardous materials to be used.

(3) The names and addresses of individual owners, partners, or officers of a corporation.

(4) A map of the operating premises with the operating buildings indicated in which greater than one pound of explosives is manufactured, handled, used, or stored. The maximum amount of explosives greater than one pound to be used in each building, number of persons in each operating building, barricade locations and dimensions, and the location and capacity of storage magazines.

Exception: This article shall not be construed as applying to, or prohibiting the mixing of, binary components or blasting agents such as ANFO in the loading area provided all necessary safety precautions are taken.

(5) A copy of the general safety rules which the manufacturer will enforce including plans for emergency procedures in the event of fire or explosion.


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


1. Amendment filed 11-1-76 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 76, No. 45).

2. Certificate of Compliance filed 1-11-77 (Register 77, No. 3).

3. Amendment filed 8-18-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 34).

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

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