13 NCAC 06 .0521             EXPLOSIVES: GENERAL RULES

(a)  All Clear Signal. An "all clear" signal shall be sounded before any person is allowed to return to the blast site after a blast.

(b)  Destroying Empty Containers. No person shall be permitted to remain within 100 feet (30.48 meters) of a burning pile of empty explosives containers.

(c)  Removing Containers. Empty explosives containers shall not be removed from the mining premises.

(d)  Work on Blast Area. Only persons necessary to the shotloading operation shall be permitted to work in front of the face of the blast area when a primary blast is being loaded.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74‑24.4(a);

Eff. February 1, 1976;

Readopted Eff. September 30, 1977;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1994;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 22, 2018.