Blast Management

SSE Recognised Safe Drilling and Blasting

This course is for Queensland Site Senior Executive's (SSE's) needing to complete a Recognised Safe Drilling and Blasting course as per the requirements set by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee.

Competencies recognised by the Mining Safety and Health Advisory Committee:
Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Act 1999 (Qld)
Mining and Quarrying Safety and Health Regulation 2017
Note: The competencies determined for the respective positions and operative date for the acquisition of such competencies may be amended by the Committee from time to time if amendments are deemed necessary.

Site Senior Executive, appointed after 1 July 2018, on a surface mine or quarry.

If blasting is to take place:

  • a recognised shot-firers licence, or
  • the 3 competency units—RIIBLA301D Conduct surface shot firing operations, RIIBLA205D Store handle and transport explosives, RIIBLA305D Conduct secondary blasting, or
  • a recognised Safe Drilling and Blasting course.

Successful trainees will receive a Certificate of Completion for the shotfirer units of competency and not a Statement of Attainment

Notes:

  • Surface production blasting in Metalliferous Mines. (Shotfirer and Support Shotfirer)
  • Surface production blasting in Coal Mines
  • Development blasting in Underground Metalliferous Mines.
  • Long hole blasting in Underground Metalliferous Mines.

 

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