The Australasian Explosives Industry Safety Group (AEISG) is pleased to announce that a new Code of Practice, ‘Import of Explosives’ has been released, and is available on this website. Go to the Code of Practices section to download this new code. AEISG Codes of Practice (CoP) are developed in the interests of improving safety and security in the handling of explosives and related materials, which members are required to follow under the AEISG constitution. AEISG CoP are developed with both industry (supplier and user) and regulator input to ensure practical and acceptable methods of using and handling explosives.
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Following continued submissions by AEISG, the UN Committee of Experts has agreed to include new entries for Electronic Detonators in the International Model Regulations.
National Transport Commission exempts MPUs from the ADG Code
Australian Forum Of Explosives Regulators approves labelling changes for Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs) containing explosives.
The international explosives industry association SAFEX has recently issued its new Good Practice Guide (GPG06(1)) covering the transportation of technical grade ammonium nitrate.
The Institute of Makers of Explosives in America has recently approved the application from AEISG to become one of its Liaison Members.
MEDIA RELEASE SWA progresses national consistency in explosives regulation
The explosives industry in Australia has once again called on the Federal Government to implement national explosives controls.