Mining Explosives Storage Regulation B-Sprlv

Original Language Title: Bergbau-Sprengmittellagerungsverordnung – B-SprLV

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459th Ordinance of the Federal Minister for economy, family and youth about the storage of explosives in mining (mining explosives storage Regulation B-SprLV)

Due to 181 par. 1 of the mineral raw material law, Federal Law Gazette I no. 38/1999, I last amended by Federal Law Gazette No. 111/2010, insofar as to regulations on the protection of the environment, in consultation with the Federal Minister of agriculture and forestry, environment and water management, prescribed:

Table of contents



1 section: General provisions



§ 1.



Objectives



§ 2.



Material scope



§ 3.



Personal scope



§ 4.



Definitions



§ 5.



Principles



§ 6.



Maximum amounts of surface



§ 7.



Separate storage



§ 8.



General prohibitions



§ 9.



Directories



§ 10.



Exceptions



2 part: Storage in above-ground storage



§ 11.



General information



§ 12.



Construction



§ 13.



Doors



§ 14.



Floor



§ 15.



Electrical equipment



§ 16.



Interior design



§ 17.



Burglary protection



§ 18.



Ventilation



§ 19.



Lightning protection



§ 20.



Fire-fighting equipment



§ 21.



Fire protection zone



section 22.



Covering layer



section 23.



Access, protection wall



§ 24.



Notice boards



§ 25.



Operating rules



section 26.



Safety distances



§ 27.



Establishment of multiple stock



3 section: Storage in underground storage



section 28.



General information



section 29.



Location



section 30.



Access tunnel



§ 31.



Storage and manipulation Chamber



§ 32.



Blast shutter



§ 33.



Construction



§ 34.



Doors



section 35.



Electrical equipment



section 36.



Interior design



section 37.



Ventilation



section 38.



Fire-fighting equipment



§ 39.



Notice boards



section 40.



Operating rules



section 41.



Igniters storage



§ 42.



Reference



4 section: Decreased requirements for the storage of small quantities



§ 43.



Storage of small quantities above ground



§ 44.



Storage of small amounts of underground



5 article: Additional provisions for the storage of gunpowder



§ 45.



Maximum amounts of surface



§ 46.



Floors



§ 47.



Miscellaneous



6 article: final provisions



section 48.



Authority



paragraph 49.



Transitional provisions



Appendix 1



Storage classes



Appendix 2



Safety distances 1 section:

General terms and conditions

Objectives

1 objectives of this regulation are 1 the protection of life and health of persons, 2. protection of strangers, / the mining-legitimate stuff not for use, 3. the protection of the environment, 4. protection of deposits and 5. the protection of the surface and the backup of interface use after termination of mining activity.

Material scope

2. (1) this regulation lays down the storage of explosives for a in the section 2, paragraph 1 or 2 of the mineral raw materials Act, Federal Law Gazette I no. 38/1999, referred to in the amended purposes by a mining eligible / entitled to a mining or by a foreign entrepreneur / a foreign contractor.

(2) provisions on the protection of workers and employees are not subject to this regulation and shall remain unaffected.

Personal scope

§ 3 § 8 is to comply by any person. In addition, the provisions of this regulation to mining beneficiaries as well as to foreign entrepreneurs/foreign entrepreneurs in the sense of § 1 are Z 21 MinroG.

Definitions

§ 4. In the meaning of this regulation means: 1 explosives: substances and articles, according to the Directive 93/15/EEC on the harmonisation of the provisions on the placing on the market and supervision of explosives for civil purposes, OJ No. L 121 of the 15.05.1993 p. 20, as amended by the amending OJ No. L 59 of the 01.03.2006 S. 43, be considered such, or these are similar in composition and effect. It's explosives and igniters, but not to pyrotechnic articles in the sense of § 4 Z 14 of the pyrotechnics Act 2010, Federal Law Gazette II No. 131/2009, in its up-to-date version;

2. explosives: Products that energy so when release arbitrarily can chemical state changes, that solid particles can be blown up; These include also detonating;

3. igniters: detonators, blasting caps, present, powder fuses, ignition cables and Shocktubes; include products which consist of detonating cord and detonator it frozen and that under the explosives regulation, Federal Law Gazette II; placed no 27/2001, amended in traffic

4. storage of explosives: storage of explosives up to their consumption, excluding the short-term availability prior to use; section 5 applies to this provision Z 4 the mining explosives regulation, Federal Law Gazette II No. 60/2009, in the applicable version.

Principles

Explosives are § 5 (1) to store that they are sufficiently protected against 1. unauthorized access, 2. influences that can cause an unintended implementation, and 3. influences that can affect the usability of.

(2) be explosives is stored underground, so also a sufficient protection against 1 must ensure mine gas mountain mechanical influences (such as cave-in or dangerous rock movements) and 2 to ride water 3.

(3) as a stock may not be used: 1. living quarters and other rooms to the stay of persons, 2. sanitary and social rooms, 3. the range of exits and escape routes from buildings, 4. stairwells and the area under stairs, 5 rooms or areas that the retention of other dangerous substances and preparations, serve, within the scope of the chemicals Act 1996, Federal Law Gazette I no. 53/1997 , in its current version, or of Regulation (EC) no 1272/2008 on classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing directives 67/548/EEC and 1999/45/EC and amending Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, OJ No. L 353 of 31.12.2008 fall S. 1, and in accordance with these regulations as hazardous or associated with a risk category are 6 fire-prone areas such as boiler rooms, engine rooms, technical rooms, ventilation and air handling units or garages and 7 roads, passages, exits and ramps, if these rooms are located.

Maximum amounts of surface

§ 6. Must be stored in a warehouse at most the amount of explosives (Nettoexplosivstoffmasse): 1 150 kg maximum in an above-ground not accessible storage, 2. in an above-ground accessible storage under 10 000 kg, 3rd in an underground storage maximum 20 000 kg.

Separate storage

7. (1) explosives and igniters may be not stored 1 in a storeroom of an above-ground camp or 2 in a storage chamber or niche of a subterranean deposit or 3rd in a not accessible above-ground camp.

(2) black powder is to store separately from other explosives (in an own storage room or own Commons Chamber).

(3) explosives are separated from other materials and preparations are to be stored, to be classified as dangerous within the meaning of § 3 para 1 of the chemicals Act 1996 in the currently valid version, or a hazard category in accordance with Regulation (EC) No. 1272/2008 are associated.

General prohibitions

§ 8. In and before storage, and in the fire protection zone is prohibited: 1 smoking as well as any dealing with burning or glowing objects with fire, with an open light or spark-pulling tools, using open flames of any kind, 2 which can cause portability and use of electrical power sources, an unintended ignition, 3. the storage of flammable oxidizing, pyrophoric, or explosive materials other than explosives and 4. access by unauthorized persons.

Directories

§ 9 (1) full and continuous records of acquisition, transfer, return, be lead use or destruction of explosives. These directories for content have the pattern of attachment H to the Explosives Act of 2010, Federal Law Gazette I no. 121/2009, to match.

(2) the directories are to be kept at least 10 years from the last entry. You are to pass the authority immediately in sinking the blasting permission.

Exceptions

§ 10 (1) on application for the the person with right of mining or a foreign entrepreneur / a foreign entrepreneur the authority decision has an exception from the provisions of this regulation, to grant if this will affect the safety objectives of this regulation, nor the principles referred to in article 5, paragraph 1 and 2, if necessary, under the terms, limitations and conditions,.

(2) a request for exemptions referred to in paragraph 1 are all descriptions and AIDS, which are relevant to the assessment of the coveted exception to connect.

2 section:

Storage in above-ground storage

General information

§ 11 (1) the warehouse has to consist of a manipulation room and at least a storage area divided by fire-resistant partition walls.

(2) be stored up to 1 000 kg explosives, an area protected from the weather (E.g. canopy) can be set up instead of a manipulation room before the camp entrance for the opening of packaging and fiddling with their content. A manipulation room, nor a forecourt is required when not accessible camps.


(3) adjacent storage rooms must be separated by fireproof partitions and must have no connection with each other.

Construction

Section 12 (1) is the storage building storey run.

(2) the warehouse should have no more opening except the entrance door and the air vents.

(3) walls, ceilings and floors are made of reinforced concrete with a minimum thickness of 200 mm to build. Be stored up to 1 000 kg explosives, a minimum thickness of 150 mm is sufficient. Not accessible bearings, a minimum thickness of 100 mm is sufficient.

Doors

§ 13. The storage rooms must be sealed with fire-resistant doors made of non-combustible material. All doors must open outwards.

Floor

14 if the camp is accessible, the floor must be even §. Floor surfaces must consist of non-combustible materials. It must be securely fixed, sufficiently viable and, where necessary, electrostatically conductive.

Electrical equipment

Electrical equipment and electrical installations have section 15 (1) the rules of technology, in particular with regard to the protection against dust and splashing water, to meet.

(2) electrical equipment and electrical systems are to be examined by a qualified electrician to its proper state: 1. prior to the first commissioning of the warehouse, 2nd after their substantial change and 3 at least once every three years.

The evidence is to be kept in operation at least three years.

Interior design

Section 16 (1) in each storage room available for a child bearing guide must: 1. facilities such as shelving, shelves, storage racks or pallets, and 2. a suitable thermometer.

(2) be stored igniters not in their original packaging, shelves are for the various stages of the ignition time to set up. The ground of the shelves is to prevent mechanical stress of the igniters with an appropriate material such as felt, Revet wood and the like.

(3) it is an equipotential bonding must be provided which connects all touchable conductive parts in stock.

(4) there must be at least a table manipulation work in the manipulation room.

(5) only equipment must be used to the heating, which the explosives could not ignite or decompose.

Burglary protection

§ 17 all external parts of the camp, as well as the door to the warehouse have to oppose the State of the art to suit and an experienced offender a resistance time of at least ten minutes. This also applies to castles.

Ventilation

Section 18 (1) must have a ventilation the stock. If natural ventilation is not sufficient is to ensure sufficient mechanical ventilation. The ventilation is sufficient, if occurring gases or vapours that may not accumulate in hazardous quantity and condensation is avoided whenever possible.

(2) explosives stored up to 1 000 kg, can be apart from establishing a ventilation, if adequate ventilation by opening the warehouse door.

(3) ventilation openings are so run, that are introduced from the outside as no solid or liquid stuff or can penetrate.

Lightning protection

§ 19 unless the warehouse by its natural location or the Earth covering insufficient against the dangers of atmospheric discharge is protected, is to set up a State of the art lightning protection system, to maintain and annually by a qualified electrician to check.

Fire-fighting equipment

§ 20. In the manipulation room, suitable fire fighting AIDS in sufficient quantities are ready to keep. There is no manipulation room, are ready to keep the deletion helps in gaining access to the camp.

Fire protection zone

Section 21 (1) without prejudice to the safety distance according to § 26 is a ten metre wide fire protection zone to build the camp, which is bearing, to keep free parking of vehicles (except for loading and unloading) and arid vegetation and, if necessary, to enclose. No other building may be located in the fire protection zone.

(2) as far as who does not have legitimate mining the entire floor area of fire protection zones, it has complete civil agreements with the Europaallee / the landowners, which allow the compliance of section 1.

Covering layer

Section 22 (1) bearings are universal, on the access, to pour over, where the covering layer must be at least one metre. Any erosion is through appropriate measures, such as justification, to confront. In bulk, a shock-absorbing material is to use, how about medium detachable bottom (loose soil or stitch floor) with a grain size of up to 16 mm.

(2) in the case of not accessible camps, a covering of 0,5 meters is sufficient.

Access, protection wall

Section 23 (1) of the access area and the entrances to the camp must suitably wide and safely usable in all weathers be.

(2) before the access to the camp, a facility (such as a firewall) must be provided, which covers 1 persons and objects and 2 derives from the shock wave in a direction where there are no persons or objects.

The peak height of this institution must overlook the amount of access to at least one metre. This facility is not required when not accessible camps or when the terrain or-bewachsung is an equivalent protection.

Notice boards

Section 24 (1) on the outside of the door to the Lager(Gebäude) is pointing to the prohibition for unauthorized persons.

(2) on the inside of the door to the Lager(Gebäude), it is to point out the prohibitions referred to in article 8, paragraph 1 and 2.

(3) on the doors to the warehouses are panels with following information and attach to each: 1 upper-surface level and 2. storage classes in accordance with Appendix 1.

Operating rules

Section 25 (1) the storage facilities have to be used exclusively for the storage of explosives. The opening of packaging and fiddling with their content are prohibited in these areas.

(2) the manipulation room may be used only for the opening of packaging and fiddling with their content, as well as for the storage of tool required for storage and handling and device as well as accessories for blasting operations to the extent absolutely necessary. The retention of other objects in the manipulation room is not permitted.

Safety distances

§ 26 (1) the camp must be constructed so to comply the safety distance referred to in Appendix 2. These margins of safety are to expand, if required by local conditions, such as sloping terrain, to the appropriate extent.

(2) the authority on request the safety distance referred to in Appendix 2 can reduce / the mining justified decision to the appropriate extent. To take into account 1 embedded storage classes, 2. natural remedies (such as ground wells, off-road steps, forest), 3 artificial remedies (such as walls, terrain cuts) and 4th are other measures which ensure the attainment of the principle stated in § 5 para 1 in the same way.

(3) a request for exemptions referred to in paragraph 2 are all descriptions and AIDS, which are relevant to the assessment of the coveted exception (such as description of the camp, map in a suitable scale, where are all the safety distance referred to in Appendix 2 to the camp buildings, and detailed plans of the camp), to connect.

Establishment of multiple stock

Section 27 (1) several camps are built, is to ensure that there is no detonation transmission on the other camp in case the implementation of stored explosives in a warehouse.

(2) the safety distance of the stock between them is according to the formula Z = 0,8L1 / 3 to calculate. Where Z is the distance in meters and L the maximum quantities in kilograms. The fire protection zones of ten metres between the camps is to comply with anyway.

(3) storage with opposite approaches (exhaust directions) are not permitted.

(4) between camps, which are in a row and have the same direction, the safety distances in accordance with the table in the Appendix A apply 2 column.

3 section:

Storage in underground storage

General information

Section 28 (1) underground storage sites have an access tunnel, at least from 1 2 a storage chamber and 3 a manipulation Chamber consisting.

(2) access tunnel, bearing Chambers and chambers of manipulation must be sufficiently dimensioned in accordance with transport and storage conditions and safely accessible.

Location

section 29. The distance above and below ground is D of each storage chamber of the areas to be protected according to the formula D = to measure 2 L 1/3. Where L is the distance in metres the highest quantities in kilograms and D. The creation of a closure of the explosion is required according to § 32 para 1 the distance D with a surcharge of 10% is to.

Access tunnel

Section 30 (1) of the access tunnel is to run, that in the case of the implementation of a minimum effect of blast shock wave takes place on the surface.

(2) the total length of the access tunnel has to be at least 1.6 times the distance D (§ 29).


(3) in the access tunnel, at least two rectangular kinks must be provided. Only those that are arranged by the first Chamber of the camp at a distance of at least the 0.8-fold operate the distance D (§ 29) count as buckling. On the kinks, according to deep bouncing bags are to make. The depth of the bouncing bags has to meet at least the width of the studs.

Storage and manipulation Chamber

Section 31 (1) which has minimum distance between the bearing Chambers to be the 0.8-fold operate distance D (§ 29) with each other and to the Chamber of manipulation.

(2) the storeroom must be accessible only through the access tunnel.

Blast shutter

32. (1) a connection exists in a camp with protective areas below ground (such as the pit building) or the construction of a protective wall for the protection of protected goods referred to in paragraph 1 is insufficient, explosion is a to minimize the explosion pressure push to provide.

(2) the length of AE in metres of the access adit of the Commons Chamber of the explosion sealing is calculated depending on the number of breaks from the formula x L0 5 AE = 16.8/3n. In this formula, L means the maximum capacity per storage chamber in kilogram, n the number of rectangular refractions of the open connection between storage chamber and explosion closure. The length AE can be reduced by other low end devices (like expansion Chambers) the pressure shock wave.

(3) the size of the explosion catches is so that the formula p = this 65 L / v calculated explosion pressure reliably resist. In this formula, L means the maximum capacity per storage chamber in kilograms, v the contents of the room closed off due to the explosion of seal in litres and p the explosion pressure in kilonewtons per square centimeter.

(4) the doors (cover, fold-out) of explosion shutters are fitted with devices to which prevent a restart ripping through the setback following on the explosion shock.

Construction

§ 33. unless the construction of exterior walls or ceiling is necessary, are rendering these in reinforced concrete with a minimum thickness of 200 mm.

Doors

34. (1) access to the camp must be closed with a door. Section 17 applies to this door.

(2) every storage chamber and every manipulation is to complete the access tunnel through a lockable door.

Electrical equipment

section 35. The warehouse must be equipped with safety lighting. In addition, § 15 shall apply.

Interior design

Section 36 (1) in each storage chamber must for overall camp leadership exist: 1 facilities such as shelving, shelves, storage racks or pallets as well as 2 a suitable thermometer.

(2) there must be at least a table manipulation work in every Chamber of manipulation.

(3) in addition, § 16 par. 2, 3 and 5 shall apply.

Ventilation

37. (1) every storage chamber, as well as any manipulation Chamber must be vented. In addition article 18, paragraph 1 and 3 shall apply.

Fire-fighting equipment

section 38. In each Chamber of manipulation and before each storage chamber suitable extinguishing AIDS in sufficient quantities are ready to keep.

Notice boards

Section 39 (1) in the area in front of the access tunnel is to indicate the prohibition of unauthorized persons, and to the prohibitions referred to in article 8, paragraph 1 and 2.

(2) the access doors to the storeroom are panels with following information and attach: 1 upper-surface level and 2. storage classes in accordance with Appendix 1.

Operating rules

40. (1) has to be that of ceiling and walls of the Commons Chamber a minimum distance of 30 cm to comply with storage.

(2) the storage chambers are to be used exclusively for the storage of explosives. In the storeroom, the opening of packaging and fiddling with their content are prohibited.

(3) the Chamber of manipulation may be used only for the opening of packaging and fiddling with their content, as well as for the storage of tool required for storage and handling and appliance, as well as accessories for blasting operations to the extent necessarily required. The retention of other objects in the Chamber of manipulation is prohibited.

Igniters storage

section 41. The storage of fireworks up to a Nettoexplosivstoffmasse of 10 kg is allowed even in a locked niche in the area of the access adit. The distance of the niche to the areas to be protected above and below ground (E.g. storeroom) has to be at least 10 m.

Reference

§ 42. The rest apply sections 14, 17 and 23.

4 section:

Reduced requirements for the storage of small quantities

Storage of small quantities above ground

§ 43 (1) at each facility (§ 1 Z 26 MinroG) may explosives igniters in the original packaging or in solid, dense containers (shooting boxes or safety cabinets) be stored and up to a volume of 26 kg in a room that meets the following conditions: 1. the room has to be on the ground and locked.

2. the walls and ceiling of this room must be at least fire retardant.

3. the door to this room has to consist of non-combustible materials.

4. window or other openings must have a burglary protection (such as curtains).

5 next to or immediately above or below the room no living quarters and other rooms to the stay of persons may be located.

6. in or outside the room a suitable deletion help is willing to keep.

(2) in this room may not smoked, still open flame or fire are used and no work involving risk of sparks may be carried. Devices that can trigger an unintended implementation may not be carried. Manipulation works may not be made to the explosives.

(3) in addition, § 16 para 1 to 3 and 5 shall apply.

Storage of small amounts of underground

44. (1) in an underground mining explosives or igniters may be up to a crowd of 150 kg Nettoexplosivstoffmasse under the following conditions in their original packaging or in solid, dense containers in one or be stored in several niches: 1. the distance of the respective niche to the roads referred to in annex 2, buildings and facilities has to be at least 10 m.

2. in the presence of multiple niches, these have so arranged to be that they are secured by intervening pillar or barriers against a detonation transmission. The pillar or barriers must have a thickness of at least two meters.

3. the niche must reside in page lines or blind places and the like, where they are unaffected by business operations.

4. the niches are in compliance with fire protection technical and weather-technical issues to build and operate.

5. the niches have to be locked. Section 17 applies to the access door or the door of the niche.

7. in the area of niche suitable extinguishing AIDS are ready to keep.

8. the storage of black powder has to be done separately from other explosives in own niche.

(2) in the area of niche may be smoked still open flame or fire use. No work involving, the danger of Sparks, must be carried out. Voltage carrier, which can inadvertently cause an ignition may not be carried to the niches. In the area of niche, the opening of packaging and fiddling with their content are prohibited.

(3) in addition, § 16 para 1 to 3 and 5 shall apply.

5 article:

Additional provisions for the storage of gunpowder

Maximum amounts of surface

§ 45. Must be stored in a warehouse at most the amount of black powder (Nettoexplosivstoffmasse): 1 150 kg maximum in an above-ground not accessible storage, 2nd in an above-ground accessible storage maximum 1 000 kg, 3rd in an underground warehouse less than 10 000 kg.

Floors

§ 46. The floors of warehouses and storage chambers or manipulation rooms or chambers of manipulation must be antistatic and easy to clean surface. They may exhibit no joints, wells and the like.

Miscellaneous

47. (1) self storage or storage chambers as well as manipulation rooms or chambers of manipulation may be entered only with footwear and clothing with antistatic properties.

(2) facilities and equipment in rooms (Chambers), where black powder is stored, transported or handled, have to consist of spark-resistant material.

(3) if door stops to take measures that prevent direct contact of metal parts (such as rubber seal).

6 article:

Final provisions

Authority

§ 48. authority in the sense of this regulation is in accordance with §§ 170 and 171 MinroG competent authority.

Transitional provisions

49. (1) that after the shooting and Explosives Act, Federal Law Gazette No. 196/1935, in connection with the shooting and explosives monopoly regulation, Federal Law Gazette No 204/1935, as last amended by Federal Law Gazette I no. 113/2006, issued permits staying upright.

(2) explosives may also be stored in existing at the entry into force of this regulation bearings in accordance with article 2, paragraph 1, I I no. 66/2010, granted no. 121/2009, or the 1994 Gewerbeordnung, BGBl. No. 194, in the version of Federal Law Gazette after the shooting and explosives law in connection with the shooting and explosives monopoly regulation or the Explosives Act of 2010, Federal Law Gazette, to the conditions stated in the permit notification.


(3) blasting Center Commons, which have been granted before the entry into force of this Regulation may be amended only if the changes comply with this regulation.

(4) existing warehouse, no permit required in connection with the shooting and explosives monopoly regulation after the shooting and explosives law, are until 31 December 2012 on the provisions of the 4th section of this regulation to adapt.

(5) records of inputs, outputs and stock level of explosives carried out according to the shooting and explosives law, apply until 31 December 2012 as directories under this regulation. These records shall at the latest at this time to close; § 9 section 2 applies. The stock level is to be transferred to the directories according to article 9, paragraph 1.

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