805 KAR 4:090.
Storage of explosives and blasting agents.
RELATES TO: KRS
AND CONFORMITY: KRS 351.335 requires the Department for Natural Resources to
promulgate rules and administrative regulations concerning the manufacture,
transportation, sale, storage, or use of explosives and unassembled components
of explosives, and the maintenance of such explosives which has a direct
bearing on safety to life and property. This administrative regulation effects
the provisions of that law.
Section 1. Storage
of Explosives and Blasting Agents. (1) Explosives and related materials shall
be stored in approved facilities required under the applicable provisions of
the Internal Revenue Service regulations contained in 27 CFR 55, Commerce in
(2) Blasting caps,
electric blasting caps, detonating primers, and primed cartridges shall not be
stored in the same magazine with other explosives or blasting agents.
(3) Smoking and open
flames shall not be permitted within fifty (50) feet of explosives and
detonator storage magazines.
underground magazines containing detonators shall not be located closer than
twenty-five (25) feet to any magazine containing other explosives or blasting
agents. (2 Ky.R. 612; Am. 3 Ky.R. 364; eff. 9-1-76; 10 Ky.R. 312; eff. 9-7-83;
TAm eff. 8-9-2007.)