Mining Explosives Storage Regulation B-Sprlv

Original Language Title: Bergbau-Sprengmittellagerungsverordnung – B-SprLV

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459. Federal Minister of Economics, Family and Youth Ordinance on the Storage of Explosives in Mining (Mining Explosives Storage Ordinance-B-SprLV)

Due to § 181 (1) of the Mineral raw materials act, BGBl. I n ° 38/1999, as last amended by the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 111/2010, in so far as it concerns environmental protection regulations, is in agreement with the Federal Minister for Agriculture, Forestry, the Environment and Water Management:

table of contents

1. Section:
General provisions

§ 1.

Objectives

§ 2.

Objective scope

§ 3.

Personal scope

§ 4.

Definitions

§ 5.

Principles

§ 6.

Maximum exposure

§ 7.

Separate storage

§ 8.

General prohibitions

§ 9.

Directories

§ 10.

Exceptions

Section 2:
Storage in above-ground warehouses

§ 11.

General

§ 12.

Construction

§ 13.

Doors

§ 14.

Floor

§ 15.

Electrical equipment

§ 16.

Interior

§ 17.

Break-in protection

§ 18.

Ventilation

§ 19.

Lightning protection

§ 20.

Fire extinguishers

§ 21.

Fire protection zone

§ 22.

Overthrow

§ 23.

Access, protection wall

§ 24.

Consignor

§ 25.

Operating rules

§ 26.

Security distances

§ 27.

Construction of several camps

Section 3:
Storage in underground storage

§ 28.

General

§ 29.

Location

§ 30.

Access tunnels

§ 31.

Storage and manipulation chamber

§ 32.

Explosion-closure

§ 33.

Construction

§ 34.

Doors

§ 35.

Electrical equipment

§ 36.

Interior

§ 37.

Ventilation

§ 38.

Fire extinguishers

§ 39.

Consignor

§ 40.

Operating rules

§ 41.

Ignition agent storage

§ 42.

Reference

Section 4:
Reduced requirements for the storage of small quantities

§ 43.

Storage of small quantities above ground

§ 44.

Storage of small quantities of underground

Section 5:
Additional provisions for the storage of black powder

§ 45.

Maximum exposure

§ 46.

Floors

§ 47.

Other business

6. Section:
Final provisions

§ 48.

Authority

§ 49.

Transitional provisions

Appendix 1

Storage Classes

Appendix 2

Security distances

1. Section:

General provisions

Objectives

§ 1. The objectives of this Regulation are

1.

the protection of the life and health of persons,

2.

the protection of foreign persons who are not entitled to use the goods to be used for the protection of the mining industry,

3.

the protection of the environment,

4.

the protection of deposits and

5.

the protection of the surface as well as the protection of the surface use after the end of the mining activity.

Objective scope

§ 2. (1) This Regulation regulates the storage of explosives for one of those specified in § 2 para. 1 or 2 of the Mineral raw materials act, BGBl. I n ° 38/1999, as amended, by a mining authorised person or by a foreign business owner or by a foreign contractor.

(2) Provisions relating to the protection of workers are not covered by this Regulation and shall remain unaffected.

Personal scope

§ 3. § 8 is to be observed by any person. In addition, the provisions of this Regulation are aimed at both mining and foreign entrepreneurs within the meaning of § 1 Z 21 MinroG.

Definitions

§ 4. For the purposes of this Regulation:

1.

Explosives: substances and articles which are subject to the provisions of Directive 93 /15/EEC on the harmonisation of the provisions relating to the placing on the market and control of explosives for civil purposes, OJ L 327, 28.3.1993, p. No. 20., as amended by the corrigendum OJ L 121, 30.4.1993, p. No. OJ L 59 of 01.03.2006 p. 43, as such, or are similar in composition and effect. These are explosives and detonating agents, but not pyrotechnic articles within the meaning of § 4 Z 14 of the pyrotechnic law 2010, BGBl. II No 131/2009, as amended;

2.

Explosives: products which release energy in the event of arbitrary dissolvable chemical changes in the state in such a way that solid bodies can be blown; these also include explosive cords;

3.

Detonators: detonators, detonators, detonators, powder forks, ignition hoses and shocktubes, including products consisting of detonators and detonators fixed on them, and those according to the Ordinance on Explosives of Explosives, BGBl. II No 27/2001, in which the current version has been placed on the market;

4.

Storage of explosives: storage of explosives up to their consumption, except for the short-term holding prior to use; for this holding, § 5 Z 4 of the Mining Explosive Ordinance (BGBl) applies. II No 60/2009, as amended.

Principles

§ 5. (1) Explosives shall be stored in such a way that they are adequately protected against:

1.

unauthorised access,

2.

Influences that can cause unintended conversion, and

3.

Influences that can affect the usability.

(2) If explosives are stored underground, adequate protection must also be provided for:

1.

Mountain-mechanical influences (such as burglaries or moving mountain movements),

2.

Water and water

3.

Grubengas

shall be guaranteed.

(3) The following shall not be used as storage:

1.

Living rooms and other rooms for the stay of persons,

2.

Sanitary and social spaces,

3.

the area of exits or escape routes of buildings,

4.

Staircases and the area under rose,

5.

Spaces or areas used for the storage of other dangerous substances and preparations, which are included in the scope of the Chemicals Act 1996, BGBl. I No 53/1997, as amended, or Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures, amending and repealing Directives 67 /548/EEC and 1999 /45/EC and amending the provisions of Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006, OJ L 327, 30.12.2006 No. 1, and which are classified as dangerous or assigned to a hazard category in accordance with those provisions,

6.

Fire-prone areas such as heating rooms, engine rooms, technical rooms, ventilation and air-conditioning units or garages, as well as

7.

Traffic routes, passageways, exits and ramps, as far as these are located in rooms.

Maximum exposure

§ 6. At most, the following quantity of explosives (net explosive mass) may be stored in a warehouse:

1.

in an above-ground non-accessible warehouse

maximum 150 kg,

2.

in an upper-earthly accessible warehouse

below 10 000 kg,

3.

in an underground warehouse

a maximum of 20 000 kg.

Separate storage

§ 7. (1) Explosives and detonating agents shall not be stored together

1.

in a storage room of an above-ground warehouse, or

2.

in a storage chamber or niche of a subterranean warehouse, or

3.

in a non-accessible above-ground warehouse.

(2) Black powder shall be stored separately from other blasting agents (in a separate storage room or storage chamber).

(3) Explosives are to be stored separately from other substances and preparations which are classified as dangerous within the meaning of Article 3 (1) of the Chemicals Act 1996 as amended in each case, or which are classified as a hazard category in accordance with the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008.

General prohibitions

§ 8. In and before storage as well as in the fire protection zone is prohibited:

1.

smoking as well as any handling of burning or glowing objects, with fire, with open light or sparking tools, the use of open fire of any kind,

2.

the take-up and use of electrical voltage sources which can cause unintended ignition,

3.

the storage of fire-promoting, self-flammable, flammable or other explosive substances as explosives; and

4.

Entering by unauthorised persons.

Directories

§ 9. (1) Complete and continuous lists shall be carried out on the acquisition, transfer, return, use or destruction of explosives. In terms of content, these directories have the model of Appendix H to the Explosives Act 2010, BGBl. I No 121/2009.

(2) The directories shall be kept for at least ten years from the last entry. They shall be handed over immediately to the Authority in the event of a demise of the explosive.

Exceptions

§ 10. (1) The Authority shall, at the request of the holder or the holder of a third party or a third party, make an exception to the provisions of this Regulation, subject to conditions, conditions and conditions, where necessary, if this does not affect the protection objectives of this Regulation or the principles set out in Article 5 (1) and (2).

(2) A request for a derogation pursuant to paragraph 1 shall be followed by all the descriptions and authorities which are relevant for the assessment of the coveted exception.

Section 2:

Storage in above-ground warehouses

General

§ 11. (1) The storage building has to be composed of a manipulation space and at least one storage compartment divided by fire resistant partitions.

(2) If a maximum of 1 000 kg of disintegrant is stored, it is possible to set up a protected area (e.g. flying roof) for the opening of packaging and the handling of their contents instead of a manipulation space prior to storage access. . In the case of non-accessible warehouses, neither a manipulation space nor a prespace is required.

(3) Side-by-side storage spaces must be divided by fire resistant partition walls and must not be connected to one another.

Construction

§ 12. (1) The warehouse building shall be constructed in a single storey.

(2) In addition to the entrance door and the ventilation openings, the storage building shall not have any further opening.

(3) walls, ceilings and floors shall be made of reinforced concrete with a minimum thickness of 200 mm. If a maximum of 1 000 kg of disinteer is stored, a minimum thickness of 150 mm is sufficient. For non-supported bearings, a minimum thickness of 100 mm is sufficient.

Doors

§ 13. The storage rooms are to be closed with fire-retardant doors made of non-combustible material. All doors must open to the outside.

Floor

§ 14. If the warehouse is accessible, the ground must not have any unevenness. Floor surfaces must be made of non-combustible materials. It must be securely fastened, sufficiently wearable and, where necessary, electrostatically conductive.

Electrical equipment

§ 15. (1) Electrical equipment and electrical installations must comply with the rules of the technology, in particular with regard to the protection against dust and splash water.

(2) Electrical equipment and electrical equipment shall be tested by an electrical expert in order to ensure that the electrical equipment and electrical equipment are in a proper state:

1.

before the first commissioning of the warehouse,

2.

after their substantial change, and

3.

at least every three years.

Proof of this is to be kept for at least three years during operation.

Interior

§ 16. (1) In each storage room, there must be an ordered storage:

1.

Facilities such as shelves, shelters, storage roasts or pallets and

2.

a suitable thermometer.

(2) If ignition means are not stored in their original packaging, shelf compartments shall be set up for the individual ignition time stages. The bottom of the shelving compartments is to be clad in order to avoid mechanical stress on the ignition means with a corresponding material such as felt, wood and the like.

(3) It is necessary to provide a potential compensation which connects all the touchable conductive parts in the bearing.

(4) At least one table must be present in the manipulation space for manipulation work.

(5) Only facilities which cannot ignite or decompose the explosives shall be used for heating.

Break-in protection

§ 17. All external components of the warehouse as well as the door to the warehouse have to correspond to the state of the art and an experienced perpetrator can resist a resistance time of at least ten minutes. This also applies to locks.

Ventilation

§ 18. (1) The camp must have a ventilation. If the natural ventilation is not sufficient, sufficient mechanical ventilation shall be provided. Ventilation is sufficient if the gases or vapours that occur cannot accumulate in a dangerous quantity and condensation can be avoided as far as possible.

(2) If a maximum of 1 000 kg of disinteer is stored, ventilation can be carried out if sufficient ventilation is provided by the opening of the storage door.

(3) ventilation openings shall be designed in such a way that, as far as possible, no solid or liquid objects are introduced or can penetrate from the outside.

Lightning protection

§ 19. In so far as the storage building is not adequately protected against the hazards of atmospheric discharges by its natural position or the earth's surplus, a lightning protection system corresponding to the state of the art is to be established and to check each year through an electrical professional.

Fire extinguishers

§ 20. Suitable extinguishing aids are available in a sufficient quantity in the manipulation space. If there is no tampering room, the extinguishing aids must be kept ready for access to the warehouse.

Fire protection zone

§ 21. (1) Without prejudice to the safety distance referred to in § 26, a 10-metre-wide fire protection zone shall be constructed to keep the warehouse free from storage, storage of vehicles (except for loading and unloading) and dry growing; and if necessary, fence. No other building may be located in the fire protection zone.

(2) In so far as the mining authorized person does not have the entire floor area of the fire protection zone, it shall conclude civil law agreements with the landowner/landowner, which shall enable the compliance of the paragraph 1.

Overthrow

§ 22. (1) Inventory shall be on all sides, except for access, where the excess must be at least one metre. Any erosion can be countered by appropriate measures, for example by means of green. A damping material is to be used as the bulk material, such as, for example, medium-hard-soluble soil (loose bottom or stitch bottom) with a grain size of not more than 16 mm.

(2) In the case of non-accessible warehouses, a surplus of 0.5 metres shall be sufficient.

Access, protection wall

§ 23. (1) The access area as well as the access to the warehouse must be suitably wide and can be safely used in all weather conditions.

(2) Prior to access to the warehouse, provision should be made for a facility (such as a protective wall) which shall:

1.

people and objects, and

2.

diverts the pressure shock in a direction that no people and objects are in.

The height of the height of the device must exceed the height of the access by at least one metre. This device is not required in the case of non-accessible warehouses or if an equivalent protection is provided by the terrain form or guardrail.

Consignor

§ 24. (1) On the outside of the door to the warehouse (building) it should be pointed out the prohibition of entering the door for unauthorised persons.

(2) On the inside of the door to the warehouse (building), reference should be made to the prohibitions referred to in § 8 (1) and (2).

(3) In the case of the doors to the storage rooms, panels shall be fitted with the following instructions:

1.

Maximum exposure and

2.

Storage Class (s) Appendix 1 .

Operating rules

§ 25. (1) The storage rooms shall be used exclusively for the storage of the explosives. In these rooms, the opening of packaging and the handling of their contents are prohibited.

(2) The manipulation space may only be used for the opening of packaging and the handling of the contents thereof as well as for the storage of the tool and device required for storage and handling as well as the accessory for blasting work in the is to be used. The storage of other objects in the manipulation room is inadmissible.

Security distances

§ 26. (1) The warehouse shall be constructed in such a way as to ensure that the Appendix 2 shall be complied with. These safety distances are to be extended to an appropriate extent if local conditions, such as off-road terrain, require it.

(2) Those in the Appendix 2 , the Authority may, at the request of the holder of the mining industry, reduce it to an appropriate extent. Consideration shall be given to:

1.

stored storage classes,

2.

natural protection (such as soil deepenings, terrain levels, forest),

3.

artificial protective possibilities (such as ramparts, terrain incisions) and

4.

Other measures to ensure that the principle referred to in Article 5 (1) is achieved in the same way.

(3) A request for exemption pursuant to paragraph 2 shall be all descriptions and specifications relevant for the assessment of the coveted exception (such as description of the warehouse, overview plan on an appropriate scale, in which all the buildings in the Safety distance in accordance with Appendix 2 to be added to the camp, and detailed plans of the camp).

Construction of several camps

§ 27. (1) If several warehouses are erected, it must be ensured that, in the case of the implementation of the stored explosives in a warehouse, no detonation transmission to the other warehouses will occur.

(2) The safety distance of the bearings among each other is according to the formula Z=0.8L 1/3 to be calculated. In this case, Z is the distance in meters and L is the maximum storage quantity in kilograms. In any case, the fire protection zone of ten metres between the camps must be observed.

(3) bearings with opposite accesses (blow-out directions) are not permitted.

(4) Between warehouses which are in series and have the same blow-out direction, the safety distances according to the table shall apply in the Appendix 2 Column A.

Section 3:

Storage in underground storage

General

§ 28. (1) Underground warehouses shall at least be

1.

an access tunnel;

2.

a storage chamber and

3.

a manipulation chamber

exist.

(2) Access tunnels, storage chamber (s) and manipulation chamber (s) shall be sufficiently dimensioned and safe to be driven, taking into account the transport and storage conditions.

Location

§ 29. The distance D of the respective bearing chamber to the areas to be protected above and under days is according to the formula D=2L 1/3 shall be assessed. In this case L is the maximum storage volume in kilograms and D is the minimum distance in meters. If, according to § 32 (1), the establishment of an explosion closure is required, the distance D must be measured with a charge of 10%.

Access tunnels

§ 30. (1) The access tunnel is to be designed in such a way that, in the case of a reaction, the impact of the pressure shock wave on the surface is as small as possible.

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

(3) At least two right-angled bends must be provided in the access tunnel. Only those which are arranged by the first bearing chamber at a distance of at least 0.8 times the distance D (§ 29) are counted as buckling. At the buckles, correspondingly deep prell bags are to be produced. The depth of the reed sacks must be at least equal to the width of the tunnel.

Storage and manipulation chamber

§ 31. (1) The minimum distance between the storage chambers and the manipulation chamber shall be 0.8-fold distance D (§ 29).

(2) The storage chambers may only be accessible via the access tunnel.

Explosion-closure

§ 32. (1) If a warehouse is connected to areas to be protected under days (such as the mine building) or if the establishment of a protective case for the protection of the protected goods referred to in § 1 is not sufficient, it is necessary to minimize the risk of the protection of the protective material. Explosion pressure shock to provide an explosion closure.

(2) The length AE in meters of the entrance tunnel from the storage chamber to the explosion closure is dependent on the number of refractions of the formula AE=16 ,8/3 N x L 0.5 calculated. In this formula, L means the maximum amount of storage per storage chamber in kilograms, n is the number of right-angled refraction of the open connection between the bearing chamber and the explosion closure. The length AE can be reduced by means of other devices (such as expansion chambers) which reduce the pressure shock wave.

(3) The dimensioning of explosion closures must be designed in such a way that they reliably withstand the explosion pressure calculated according to the formula p=65L/v. In this formula, L means the maximum amount of storage per storage chamber in kilograms, v the contents of the space blocked by the explosion closure in litres, and p the explosion pressure in Kilonewton per square centimeter.

(4) The doors (lids, flaps) of explosions are to be fitted with devices which prevent the recoil from being torn off by the recoil following the blast.

Construction

§ 33. Where the erection of external walls or ceilings is necessary, these must be carried out in reinforced concrete with a minimum thickness of 200 mm.

Doors

§ 34. (1) The access to the warehouse must be closed by a door. § 17 applies to this door.

(2) Each storage chamber and each manipulation chamber shall be closed by a lockable door from the access tunnel.

Electrical equipment

§ 35. The warehouse must be equipped with a security lighting system. In addition, § 15 applies.

Interior

§ 36. (1) In each storage chamber there is a need for an ordered storage:

1.

Facilities such as shelves, shelters, storage roasts or pallets, as well as

2.

a suitable thermometer.

(2) At least one table must be present in each manipulation chamber for manipulation work.

(3) In addition, Section 16 (2), (3) and (5) shall apply.

Ventilation

§ 37. (1) Each storage chamber as well as each manipulation chamber shall be ventilated. In addition, § 18 (1) and (3) shall apply.

Fire extinguishers

§ 38. Adequate extinguishing aids are available in sufficient quantity in each manipulation chamber and in front of each storage chamber.

Consignor

§ 39. (1) In the area in front of the access tunnel, reference should be made to the prohibition of access to unauthorised persons and to the prohibitions referred to in § 8 (1) and (2).

(2) On the access doors to the storage chambers, panels shall be fitted with the following instructions:

1.

Maximum exposure and

2.

Storage Class (s) Appendix 1 .

Operating rules

§ 40. (1) The storage shall be carried out in such a way that the ceiling and walls of the storage chamber must be kept at a distance of at least 30 cm.

(2) The storage chambers shall be used exclusively for the storage of explosives. In the storage chambers, the opening of packages and the handling of their contents are prohibited.

(3) The manipulation chamber may only be used for the opening of packaging and the handling of its contents, as well as for the storage of the tool and device required for storage and handling, as well as the accessory for blasting work in the is to be used. The storage of other objects in the manipulation chamber is inadmissible.

Ignition agent storage

§ 41. The storage of ignition devices up to a net explosive mass of ten kilograms is also permitted in a lockable niche in the area of access stolling. The distance between the niches and the areas to be protected above and below days (e.g. storage chambers) shall be at least ten metres.

Reference

§ 42. In addition, § § 14, 17 and 23 shall apply.

Section 4:

Reduced requirements for the storage of small quantities

Storage of small quantities above ground

§ 43. (1) In each establishment (§ 1 Z 26 MinroG), explosives and primers may be stored in the original packaging or in solid, sealed containers (gunfire boxes or security cabinets) up to a quantity of 26 kg, also in a room which shall be the following conditions are met:

1.

The room has to be ground-based and lockable.

2.

The walls and ceiling of this room must be designed to be at least fire-retardant.

3.

The door to this room has to be made of non-combustible material.

4.

Windows or other openings must have an indentation protection (such as a grid).

5.

In addition to or directly above or below the room, no living spaces and other rooms may be located for the stay of persons.

6.

In or in front of the room, a suitable extinguishing aid shall be provided.

(2) No light or fire may be used in this room, nor shall it be carried out, nor shall it be possible to carry out any work in which there is a risk of spark-flying. Equipment that can cause unintended conversion should not be carried out. Tampering work on the explosives must not be carried out.

(3) In addition, Section 16 (1) to (3) and (5) shall apply.

Storage of small quantities of underground

§ 44. (1) In a subday mining operation, explosives or ignition agents may be used up to a quantity of 150 kg net explosive mass under the following conditions in the original packaging or in solid, leaky containers, even in one or more niches stored:

1.

The distance of the respective niche to the in Appendix 2 shall be at least ten metres in length.

2.

If a plurality of niches are present, they have to be arranged in such a way that they are secured against a detonation transmission by means of pillars or barriers located between them. The pillars or barriers must have a thickness of at least two metres.

3.

The niches must be located in side-sections or blind-type bodies and the like in which they are unaffected by operational processes.

4.

The niches must be constructed and operated with due regard to fire protection technical and weather requirements.

5.

The niches have to be lockable. § 17 shall apply to the access door or to the door of the niche.

7.

In the area of the niches suitable extinguishing aids are to be kept ready.

8.

The storage of black powder has to be carried out separately from other explosives in its own niches.

(2) In the area of niches, neither smoking nor open light or fire shall be used. No work may be carried out in which the risk of sparking is carried out. Voltage carriers, which can inadvertently cause ignition, must not be carried along to the niches. In the area of niches, the opening of packaging and the handling of their contents are prohibited.

(3) In addition, Section 16 (1) to (3) and (5) shall apply.

Section 5:

Additional provisions for the storage of black powder

Maximum exposure

§ 45. At most, the following quantity of black powder (net explosive mass) may be stored in a warehouse:

1.

in an above-ground non-accessible warehouse

maximum 150 kg,

2.

in an upper-earthly accessible warehouse

a maximum of 1 000 kg,

3.

in an underground warehouse

below 10 000 kg.

Floors

§ 46. The bottoms of storage chambers or storage chambers and of manipulation rooms or manipulation chambers must be antistatic and have a surface which is easy to clean. This must not have any joints, depressions and the like.

Other business

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

(2) Facilities and equipment in rooms (chambers), in which black powder is stored, transported or handled, shall be made of radio-poor material.

(3) In the case of door stops, measures are to be taken which prevent the direct contact of metallic parts (e.g. by means of rubber seals).

6. Section:

Final provisions

Authority

§ 48. Authority within the meaning of this Regulation is the competent authority in accordance with § § 170 and 171 MinroG.

Transitional provisions

§ 49. (1) The law, according to the law on shooting and explosives, BGBl. No. 196/1935, in conjunction with the Shooting And Explosives Monopoly Ordinance, BGBl. No. 204/1935, as last amended by the Federal Act BGBl. I n ° 113/2006, permits are maintained.

(2) Explosives shall also be permitted in the case of warehouses existing at the date of entry into force of this Regulation in accordance with Section 2 (1), which shall be in connection with the Shooting And Explosives Monopole Ordinance or the Explosives Act 2010, BGBl. I n ° 121/2009, or the Industrial Code in 1994, BGBl. No. 194, in the version of the Federal Law BGBl. I n ° 66/2010, have been approved in accordance with the conditions laid down in the notification of consent.

(3) Explosives managers who have been authorised before the entry into force of this Regulation shall be subject to amendment only if the amendments to this Regulation are in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation.

(4) Existing warehouses that are not authorized to use the Shooting and Explosives Act in connection with the Shooting and Explosives Monopolies Ordinance shall be subject to the provisions of the 4th Ordinance until 31 December 2012. To adapt the section of this Regulation.

(5) Records of entrances, exits, and storage of explosives, which have been conducted in accordance with the Shooting And Explosives Act, shall be deemed to be listed in accordance with the provisions of this Regulation until 31 December 2012. These records shall be concluded at the latest at this point in time; Section 9 (2) shall apply. The stock is to be transferred to the directories according to § 9 paragraph 1.

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