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Section: 56.3606a
Date: 02/11/2011
District: SC
Negligence: Moderate
Injury or Illness: Unlikely
Injury or illness could be expected to be: Fatal
Significant and Substantial: No

Condition or Practice: the blast site was not posted with warning signs. This creates the hazard of unauthorizes persons accessing an active blast site.

Action to Terminate: signs will be posted

Why this concerns you: access to area was cordoned off with cones.



Abatement Suggestions From Industry


The standard gives the operator the option to have the area to be barricaded and "flagged against unauthorized entry." A traffic cone can double as both a barricade and flag. If this has been communicated to people commonly found on the site, I believe that the intent of the standard has been met.

- posted on 02/11/2011


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