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Norway

Bergsprenger (Norway)

  • Generic name of profession

    Title:
    Shotfirer
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Bergsprenger
    Translation(s):
    Authorised rock blaster (EN)
    Country:
    Norway
    Region:
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

     
    EU Law :
    Other  

    no EU level regulation

    National legislation:

    FOR-2017-06-15-844 Forskrift om sivil håndtering av eksplosjonsfarlige stoffer (eksplosivforskriften) 

    Useful link:
    http://https://lovdata.no/dokument/SF/forskrift/2017-06-15-844

    Regulation

     
    Type of regulation :
    N/A

    Recognition

     
    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    General system of recognition - primary application
    Qualification level:
    SEC - Certificate attesting the completion of a secondary course , Art. 11 b
    Prior check of qualifications under article 7(4):
    Yes
    Justification for Article 7.4:

    Blasting and working with explosives is 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:

    • Utfører selve sprengningsarbeidet i virksomheten

    Translation(s):

    • Performs the actual blasting work for the company

    (EN)
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