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Original name: Valtioneuvoston asetus (644/2011) räjäytys- ja louhintatyön turvallisuudesta.
Name: Council of State Ordinance (644/2011) concerning safety during blasting and excavation operations.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards; Mining and quarrying workers
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2011-06-16
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2011-R-90576
Bibliography: Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Ordinance online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, FINLEX, www.finlex.fi, Finland, 7 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2012-08-03)
Abstract/Citation: Contains 7 chapters and 31 sections respecting, inter alia:

Chapter 1: Application and definitions.
Chapter 2: Planning the blasting and excavation operation.
Chapter 3: Persons conducting blasting operations and responsible persons.
Chapter 4: Explosives in the workplace.
Chapter 5: Implementation of the blasting work.
Chapter 6: Additional requirements for underground excavation.
Chapter 7: Special provisions.

Repeals Council of State Ordinance (410/1986) respecting safety during blasting and mining operations.
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