Safe Loading of Hot Holes: Consideration of Temperature and Time Requirements

Safe Loading of Hot Holes

Frank Chiapetta, Explosives Application Manager for Blasting Analysis International, Inc, is known around the world for his blasting expertise - and in this highly rated recent industry presentation he explores the requirements of safety for working with hot holes and expounds how it is strictly temperature and time dependent. He also shares his message that the greatest safety risk working with hot holes is complacency.

This presentation focuses on the following critical areas with respect to hot holes:

  1. Requirements for working in higher temperatures
  2. Detonation sensitivity to temperature
  3. Training requirements for blast crew
  4. Minimising exposure time
  5. Special procedures for preparing the blast block and drilling the holes

If you have training requirements within this subject matter you might find this event of relevence: Or for further information about IQPC's Mining Event Portfolio please call 02 9229 1000.

Safe Loading of Hot Holes: Consideration of Temperature and Time Requirements.

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