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BSI - BS 5607 - TC

Tracked Changes (Redline) - Code of practice for the safe use of explosives in the construction industry

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Organization: BSI
Publication Date: 25 February 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 206
ICS Code (Explosives. Pyrotechnics and fireworks): 71.100.30
ICS Code (Construction technology): 91.200
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This British Standard gives recommendations for the safe storage, handling, transport and use of blasting explosives and accessories in construction and demolition operations.

Section 1 covers general recommendations for handling and safety.

Section 2 is concerned with safety in the use of explosives in special applications and situations such as tunnelling, demolition, excavation and underwater working.

This British Standard is not applicable to:

a) blasting on offshore oil and/or gas platforms or structures, or any associated works;

b) underground works carried out for the purpose of exploiting mineral reserves and extensions to voids left following ore extraction, which are governed by mining legislation; or

c) operations involving the use of cartridge-operated fixing tools, which are specified by BS EN 15895 and whose use is covered by BS 4078‑1.

Document History

BS 5607 - TC
February 25, 2020
Tracked Changes (Redline) - Code of practice for the safe use of explosives in the construction industry
This British Standard gives recommendations for the safe storage, handling, transport and use of blasting explosives and accessories in construction and demolition operations. Section 1 covers...

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