Blasting Operations

Within the meaning of the Regulation relating to Blasting Operations (Sprengarbeitenverordnung, SprengV), blasting operations are not restricted to the activity of blowing up an object but also include the below-listed activities:
  • Taking over, storing and transporting explosives (i.e. explosive materials and detonating devices)
  • Producing charges and bursting these
  • Producing and inspecting detonating devices
  • Defusing and de-activating explosive charges
  • Disposal of unexploded blasting charges
  • Disposal of explosives and detonating devices;

Blasting operations may only be carried out by persons authorized to carry out blasting operations.