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Title: Blasting Regulations


1
Blasting Regulations Division of
Reclamation Indiana Department of Natural
Resources
2
Blasting Regulations
RULE 9 TRAINING, EXAMINATION, AND CERTIFICATION
OF BLASTERS Sections 1 - 9
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Blasting Regulations
RULE 9 312 IAC 25-9-1 Applicability 312 IAC
25-9-2 Purpose 312 IAC 25-9-3 Training
4
Blasting Regulations
RULE 9 - continued - 312 IAC 25-9-4 Application
for certification 312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations 3
12 IAC 25-9-6 Comity registration
5
Blasting Regulations
RULE 9 - continued - 312 IAC 25-9-7 Certification
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal 312 IAC
25-9-9 Suspension or revocation of certification
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(a) A certified blaster must obtain renewal of
the certification every three (3) years. A
request for renewal of the certification shall
be, in writing, on a form furnished by the
department. The request for renewal must be
received by the department not later than thirty
(30) days prior to expiration of the certificate.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
  • The renewal will be approved if the certified
    blaster
  • (1) has worked at least twelve (12) months of
    the preceding thirty-six (36) months as a
    certified blaster
  • (2) is not in violation of section 9 of this
    rule
  • (3) has obtained a minimum of fifteen (15) hours
    of additional training in the topics found in
    section 3 of this rule. . . .

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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
  • The renewal will be approved if the certified
    blaster
  • (3) . . . Each certified blaster must provide
    documentation that fifteen (15) hours of
    additional training has been achieved. The
    training must be approved by the department.

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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(c) When the certification is not renewed for
more than one (1) year after expiration, the
certified blaster must retake the examination
under section 5 of this rule and demonstrate
completion of fifteen (15) hours of additional
training in the previous thirty-six (36) months.
10
Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(c) Certification will not be renewable. An
application shall be submitted to the department
in the event that the individual desires to again
be certified, and the individual shall be
considered as a new applicant.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(c) . . . When the certification is not renewed
for five (5) years after expiration, the
certification will not be renewable. An
application shall be submitted to the department
in the event that the individual desires to again
be certified, and the individual shall be
considered as a new applicant.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(d) A renewal notice will be sent to each
registrant not less than two (2) months prior to
the expiration date of the certification.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-8 Renewal
(e) All renewal notices and other communications
will be sent to the last address given by the
registrant to the department. A failure of the
certified blaster to receive a renewal notice
under this subsection does not relieve the
certified blaster of the obligation to obtain a
renewal of the certification as required under
subsection (a).
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(a) The competence of an applicant for
certification as a certified blaster will be
evaluated by reviewing and verifying the
following
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(a) (1) The ability of the applicant to be
directly responsible for the use of explosives in
surface coal mining and reclamation operations
through a written examination in the technical
aspects of blasting and applicable Indiana and
federal laws and regulations governing the
storage, use, and transportation of explosives.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(a) (2) The practical field experience specified
in subsection (c).
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(b) An applicant for registration as a certified
blaster shall be examined, in the topics set
forth in section 3(c) of this rule.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(c) Admission to examination will be denied or
deferred if the applicant lacks the necessary
training required by section 3 of this rule or a
minimum of one (1) year practical field
experience. An applicant denied or deferred
admission will be so notified, in writing,
stating any reason for such denial or deferral.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(d) An examination notice will be sent to all
applicants admitted for examination approximately
six (6) weeks in advance of the regularly
scheduled examination. This notice will establish
the time and place of the examination and other
instructions pertinent to the examination.
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312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(d) Failure to appear for an examination will
result in termination of the application unless
the director, for good reason, extends the time
for appearing.
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312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(e) Only pass-fail grades will be issued. A
passing grade will be issued to applicants who
correctly respond to at least seventy percent
(70) of the questions contained on the written
examination.
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312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(f) Any applicant may review his or her
examination answer sheets in the departments
Jasonville office at any time during normal
working hours after the applicant has received
notice of the examination results.
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312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(f) The answer sheets will be retained in the
departments office for a period of one (1) year
after the examination date after which time they
will be destroyed.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(g) An applicant failing an examination may
retake the examination two (2) times without
reapplying. An applicant failing the examination
three (3) times must retake the certified blaster
training course. An applicant must notify the
director, in writing, within sixty (60) days from
the date of notice of failing, of their intention
to retake the examination. The applicant will be
scheduled for reexamination at the next scheduled
examination.
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312 IAC 25-9-5 Examinations
(g) Failure to notify the director will cause
the application to be terminated, and the
applicant must reapply for examination under
section 4 of this rule.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
A record of each blast, including seismograph
records when obtained, shall be retained by the
permittee for at least three (3) years and shall
be made available for inspection by the director
and the public on request.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(1) Name of the operator conducting the
blast. (2) Location, date, and time of
blast. (3) Name, certification number, and
signature of the certified blaster conducting the
blast. (4) Direction and distance, in feet, to
the nearest dwelling, school, church, or
community or institutional building that is not
owned or leased by the permittee.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(5) Weather conditions that may cause possible
adverse blasting effects, including temperature,
wind direction, and approximate
velocity. (6) Type of material blasted.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(7) Sketches of the blast pattern, including the
following
(A) Number of holes. (B) Burden. (C) Spacing. (D)
Decks. (E) Delay pattern.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(08) Diameter and depth of holes. (09) Types of
explosives used. (10) Total weight of explosives
used per hole. (11) Maximum weight of explosives
detonated within any 8-millisecond period.
(12) Initiation system. (13) Type and length of
stemming. (14) Mats or other protections used.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(15) Type of delay detonator and delay periods
used.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(16) Seismographic and airblast records, when
obtained, shall include the following
(A) Exact location of instrument and the date,
time, and its distance from the blast. (B) Type
of instrument, sensitivity, and calibration
signal or certification of annual calibration.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(16) Seismographic and airblast records, when
obtained, shall include the following
(C) Name of the person and firm taking the
seismograph reading. (D) Name of the person and
firm analyzing the seismographic record. (E) The
ground vibration and/or airblast level recorded.
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Blasting Regulations
312 IAC 25-6-33 Surface mining
explosives records of blasting operations
The record shall contain the following data
(17) Reasons and conditions for each unscheduled
blast.
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