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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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§5330. Testing.

(a) Detonation or ignition of explosive charges or pyrotechnic devices for testing shall be done only in a location isolated by distances or barriers/shelters shall be provided so all personnel will be protected.

(b) When tests are being conducted or explosive materials are being detonated, only authorized persons shall be present. Areas where explosive materials are regularly or frequently detonated or burned shall be fenced or provided with controlled access and posted with warning signs. Warning devices shall be used before burning or detonating explosive materials to warn persons who might approach from any direction that they are approaching a danger zone.


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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