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AS 2187.2-2006

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Explosives - Storage and use Use of explosives

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02-02-2006

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Specifies requirements for the safe use of explosives including the mixing, testing, initiation and firing of charges. The Standard also provides information on misfires as well as considerations such as ground vibration and airblast. Special topics including blasting in hot material, blasting under water and demolition by blasting are also included.

This Standard sets out the requirements and precautions for the use of factory made commercially available explosives and certain explosives mixed or assembled at sites.This Standard does not apply to the following;(a) Safety ammunition.(b) Propellant powders.(c) Pyrotechnics, including fireworks, rockets, fog signals or the like.(d) Purpose-designed and manufactured military explosives.NOTE: Standard should not be regarded as overriding statutory requirements, including licensing, but may be construed as a set of working rules to be used in conjunction with such requirements.

Committee
CE-005
DocumentType
Standard
ISBN
0 7337 7225 0
Pages
120
ProductNote
Pending Revision indicates that as a result of the Aged Standards review process, the document needs updating. If no project proposal, meeting the quality criteria, is received within the 12 month timeframe, the document shall be withdrawn.
PublisherName
Standards Australia
Status
Current
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First published in part as part of AS CA23-1948 Supplement.AS CA23 first published 1949.Second edition 1952.Redated 1953.Redated 1955.AS CA23-1948 Supplement and AS CA23-1955 revised, amalgamated and designated AS CA23-1967.AS CA23-1967 revised in part and redesignated AS 2187.2-1979.Second edition 1983.Third edition 1993.Fourth edition 2006. First published in part as part of AS CA23-1948 Supplement. AS CA23 first published in 1949. Second edition 1952. Redated 1955. AS CA 23-1948 Supplement and AS CA23-1955 revised, amalgamated and designated AS CA23-1967. AS CA23-1967 revised in part and redesignated AS 2187.2-1979. Fourth edition 2006.

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