Blaster Helper Training

Learn the importance, duties and responsibilities of a Blaster Helper.

Blaster Helper Training - Blast Support Practices

This 2-day course is designed for people that are new to the industry.  It will cover the importance, duties and responsibilities of a Blaster Helper.  Potential blasting employees will be more prepared for the realities of this industry after taking this course.

Topics include:

  • basic blasting and pipeline-specific terminology
  • blasting types
  • identifying and controlling blasting
  • product knowledge basics
  • proper priming and loading practices and techniques
  • identifying on-bench hazards (working near high walls, on unstable ground, etc.) and hazards involved in working around vehicles, drills and excavators
  • identifying misfire hazards
  • blasting guard duties and responsibilities
  • proper storage of explosives and importance of inventory management
  • importance of on-bench housekeeping
  • importance of communication with blaster
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  • Terrace

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