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Considerations for the Certification of Blasters.
Coulson-JR; Southall-LT II
NTIS: PB/81-214116 :79 pages
The objective of this report was to determine the existing federal and state requirements for blasters working on the surface or underground in metal, nonmetal, and coal mine operations; determine industry needs for blasting personnel and recommend licensing requirements for blasters; determine the types of training now available and compare the training needs with the training available; and consolidate the above and make recommendations. The federal government and each state were surveyed for existing certification requirements and the industry was surveyed for the needs for training blasters and for available training. Recommendations for training and certification for blasters are made.
CP; Final Contract Report;
NTIS Accession No.
E.I. Dupont De Nemours & Company Inc.
Page last reviewed: September 2, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division