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The Stratified Ironstone, Shale and Fireclay Mines (Explosives) Regulations 1956

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I Application

    1. 1.Except where the application thereof is further expressly limited, these...

  3. PART II Appointment and qualification of shot firers and persons appointed to fire shots by fuse

    1. 2.(1) No person shall fire a shot in any mine...

    2. Qualification of shot firers

      1. 3.No person shall be qualified to be appointed or to...

  4. PART III Storage, issue and conveyance of explosive and detonators

    1. 4.(1) The manager of a mine shall not permit any...

    2. 5.No person shall cap safety fuse with a detonator at...

    3. Control of issue of detonators

      1. 6.(1) All detonators at an explosives store or at a...

    4. Conveyance and care of detonators

      1. 7.(1) No person shall take any detonator below ground in...

      2. 8.(1) Any shot firer to whom a detonator case has...

    5. Conveyance and care of explosives

      1. 9.No person shall take any explosive below ground in any...

      2. 10.(1) Except in pursuance of the next following regulation, no...

    6. Conveyance of explosives in bulk

      1. 11.(1) Subject to the following provisions of this regulation the...

  5. PART IV Equipment, apparatus and material for firing shots

    1. Equipment of a shot firer

      1. 12.Each shot firer who is to fire shots by means...

    2. Apparatus and material for firing shots

      1. 13.No person shall fire a shot in any mine by...

      2. 14.No shot firer shall fire a shot by means of...

      3. 15.A shot firer who is in charge of any electric...

      4. 16.(1) If any electric shot firing apparatus appears to be...

      5. 17.It shall be the duty of the manager of every...

    3. Misuse of equipment

      1. 18.(1) No person shall open or tamper with any electric...

  6. PART V Shot firing—all mines

    1. Drilling and cleaning shot holes

      1. 19.(1) No person shall drill a shot hole or any...

      2. 20.(1) No person shall begin to charge any shot hole...

    2. Charging shot holes

      1. 21.(1) No person shall charge a shot hole unless he...

      2. 22.(1) No shot firer or person appointed to fire shots...

      3. 23.(1) Except as may be provided in any scheme for...

      4. 24.(1) Any person charging a shot hole shall ensure that...

      5. 25.(1) No person shall remove any stemming from any charged...

    3. Firing shots

      1. 26.(1) No shot firer or person appointed to fire shots...

      2. 27.The manager shall make and secure the efficient carrying out...

    4. Firing shots electrically

      1. 28.(1) Where a round of shots is to be fired...

    5. Firing of shots by fuse

      1. 29.(1) No shot firer or person appointed to fire shots...

    6. Warning and shelter

      1. 30.In every case where a shot may blow through into...

      2. 31.(1) Any person proposing to fire a shot shall before...

      3. 32.(1) No person who has been posted as a sentry...

    7. Precautions after shot firing

      1. 33.(1) After the firing of any shot the person who...

  7. PART VI Short firing—additional provisions for shafts and staple-pits

    1. 34.No person other than a shot firer shall fire a...

    2. 35.No person shall take any explosive into a shaft or...

    3. Primer cartridges

      1. 36.No person other than a shot firer shall take a...

    4. Detonators

      1. 37.No shot firer shall fire a shot in a shaft...

    5. Precautions before firing

      1. 38.(1) No shot firer shall couple a shot firing cable...

    6. Precautions after firing

      1. 39.No person shall enter a shaft or staple-pit after a...

  8. PART VII Miss-fires

    1. 40.Meaning of miss-fire

    2. 41.General precautions

    3. 42.Schemes for remedial action

  9. PART VIII Miscellaneous additional provisions—mines in which locked safety-lamps are used

    1. 43.Application of Part VIII

    2. 44.Issue and use of detonators

    3. 45.Parts of mines in which only explosives approved by the Minister may be used

    4. 46.Additional qualifications—shot firers and persons appointed to fire shots by fuse

    5. 47.Shot firing apparatus

    6. 48.Sheathed explosives

    7. 49.Precautionary examinations

    8. 50.Use of safety fuse with attached igniter in mines of shale

  10. PART IX Apparatus and explosives for killing horses

    1. 51.(1) Nothing in Parts II to VIII of these regulations...

    2. 52.The manager of every mine shall ensure that horse killing...

    3. 53.(1) The manager of every mine shall ensure that cartridges...

    4. 54.(1) In any part of a mine, being a part...

  11. PART X General

    1. 55.Exemptions

    2. 56.Interpretation

    3. 57.Commencement and citation

  12. Signature

  13. Explanatory Note

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