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Teknisk sprengningskyndig (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Teknisk sprengningskyndig
    Technical blasting adviser (EN)
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  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    National legislation:
    Forskrift 26. juni 2002 nr. 922 om håndtering av eksplosjonsfarlig stoff
    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    ATT - Attestation of competence , Art. 11 a
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    DSB considers handling of explosives as dangerous, with potential for major damage related to improper handling and use. All use and handling must be performed by qualified personnel to ensure the professional worker’s safety, and to protect people from unwanted incidents.


    DSB also tries to minimize the risk of damage to life, health, animals, environment, technical installations and critical infrastructure as a result of lack of qualifications of the person / persons performing work related to the use and handling of explosives. Furthermore, it is important that explosive products does not get lost or stolen.

  • Activities

    Description of activities:
    Bruk av eksplosiv vare til teknisk sprengning som f.eks • Smelteverk • Seismikk • Skjøting av linjer • Kutting av trær Skal være virskomhetens faglige rådiver knyttet til ivaretakelse av sikkerheten og under deres ansvar utarbeider: • Risikovurderinger • Planer • Øvrige rutiner For å ivareta sikkerheten ved all håndtering av eksplosiv vare
    The use of explosives for technical blasting such as • Smelting plants • Seismic • Splicing of lines • Cutting trees Will be the company’s professional advisor related to the safeguarding of security/safety and under their responsibility prepar • Risk analysis • Plans • Additional procedures To ensure safety and security when handling explosives (EN)
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