Blast management plans: Guidance note

How to develop a blast management plan to manage the risks of explosive blasting.


What it contains

A person who has control and management of the place where the explosive is used and the persons in charge of the blast, such as the shotfirer and their employees, must ensure a blast management plan is prepared.

A blast management plan is a risk control plan used in explosive blasting. It aims to ensure blasts do not harm people in the area and limit damage to the environment. This document outlines what a blast management plan contains, including:

  • site-specific measures
  • common risks and risk control measures