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Explosives Regulations, 2013

Version of section 150 from 2023-06-03 to 2024-05-02:

Marginal note:Stacking

  •  (1) Packages and containers of explosives must be stacked so that they will not fall over, collapse or be deformed, torn or crushed. They must not be stacked higher than the stacking line for the magazine.

  • Marginal note:Prohibited use of packages

    (2) Packages and containers of explosives must not be used as supports for conveyors or ramps.

  • Marginal note:Air circulation

    (3) There must be enough space between the stacks of explosives, the walls, the ceiling and the ventilation openings to permit air circulation.

  • Marginal note:Opening packages

    (4) Packages or containers that are made from wood or have metal fasteners or strapping must not be opened in a magazine. Other packages or containers may be opened in a magazine for inspection or to remove explosives, but they must be opened one at a time.

  • Marginal note:Opened packages

    (5) Any package or container of explosives that has been opened outside a magazine must be dry, clean and free of grit and other contamination before it is taken into the magazine.

  • SOR/2022-121, s. 4

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