Examine prospective blast area


Thoroughly examine explosion areas; determine the appropriate amount of explosives required; ensure compliance to safety regulations.

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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Examine prospective blast area is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Shotfirer: Shotfirers set up and safely detonate explosives at a site in order to blast and break up in situ material.
Explosives engineer: Explosives engineers design drilling patterns and determine the amount of explosives required. They organise and supervise controlled blasts and report and investigate misfires. They manage explosives magazines.

Optional skill

Examine prospective blast area is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Construction commercial diver: Commercial divers work below the surface of the water to install equipment, such as hydraulic structures, waterways and marine facilities. They also inspect, remove and repair the structures.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022