Blasting & Use of Explosives

Blasting and The Use of Explosives training comes under OSHA Safety and Health Regulations for Construction 1926.901. It is a standard training procedure for workers involved in handling, transporting, storing and dealing with blasting agents and explosive materials.

Goals of the Course

The purpose of this course is to prepare a blaster, by reason of knowledge, training, or experience, in the field of storing, transporting, handling, and use of explosives. A working knowledge of State and local laws and regulations pertaining to explosives will also be imparted to people undergoing training.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

Drivers, storage workers and all other employees who come across explosive materials in any form are required to take this training.

Learning Outcome:

At the end of this training, students will be:

24-Hour Hazwoper Course Topics:

Module 1

Introduction to Explosives

Module 2

Introduction to Blasting Agents

Module 3

Transportation Methods

Module 4

Overview of Hazards

Module 5

Safety & Protection Techniques

Quiz and Exam Information

Module Quiz

All modules are followed by quizzes, which are obligatory to pass to proceed forward in the course.

Examinable Features

Completion time

A period of six months from original registration will be given to students to finish Blasting & Use of Explosives course. A student’s account will be expired after this period. A re-registration with complete subscription fee is essential to benefit from the course again.

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