Guidelines for the safe use of explosives under water

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  • Published: February 2013
  • REF/ISBN: 9781870553230
  • Status: Current

Provides specialist guidance when explosives are used in support of underwater operations. The document covers all the factors that have to be considered when planning and mobilizing an operation, including security during storage, environmental precautions, what to do after a misfire, first aid and management of blast injuries.

The advice contained in this document is generally international in its scope, but the legislative requirements (such as those relating to packaging, classification, labeling and transport and storage) are framed specifically to UK regulations.

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