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Manufacturing explosives

A licence is required for most manufacturing ac Oakley Sunglasses Outlet tivities. You need to decide whether your activities are classed as manufacturing under the Manufacture and Storage of Explosives Regulations 2005 (MSER).

What is manufacture?The term also includes the repair or modification of explosive articles and the reprocessing, modification or adaptation of explosive substances.

What is not manufacture?

A number of processes are n Oakley Sunglasses Outlet ot considered to be ‘manufacture’ under MSER. These include:

packing, unpacking or repacking explosives or explosive articles

breaking down explosives stored in bulk into smaller storage containe Oakley Sunglasses Outlet rs

labelling explosives or explosive articles

testing an Oakley Sunglasses Outlet d proofing explosives or explosives articles and

using explosives articles as components to make a product which is not classified as an explosive (for example, preparing an explosive actuator into a fire drencher system, or fitting air bags to vehicles)

Do I need a licence?

Regulation 9(2) of MSER sets out which manufacturing activities do not require a licence. These processes are considered to be part of the blasting operations and therefore subject to the requirement to produce shot firing rules and a blasting specification. All of the issues that would be addressed in the licence will be covered in these documents.

If ammonium nitrate blasting intermediates were to be manufactured at the site, a licence from HSE would be required.