Use of Explosives in the Workplace Training (Construction)

Avoid blasting agent mishaps. Learn how to safely use explosives in demolition, from preparation to post-blasting procedures. Start now!

Includes: Certificate of Completion

Duration: 1 Hour(s) | Language: English

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About this Course

What is Use of Explosives in the Workplace Training? 

This course covers the safe use of explosives in the construction industry.  We'll cover how to store, transport, and use commercial explosives for demolition work. We'll discuss how to avoid any mishaps during handling or use of explosives and blasting agents. 

You'll learn about different types of demolition and the relevant requirements for each. We'll also cover the safety precautions for the demolition of different types of building structures, including special structures and concrete structures. We'll also cover fire prevention and protection. 

You'll learn the OSHA's requirements for preparatory operations, engineering surveys, utility locations, and procedures after blasting.  We'll also discuss what to do when things go wrong, including medical services, first aid, and police and fire contact.  

Who should take Use of Explosives in the Workplace? 

If you're a demolition contractor or required to have training on OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart T, this course is for you. 

Course Facts


What You Get

Certificate of completion


Required Pre-Requisites



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Topics Covered

  • Introduction 
  • Commercial Explosives 
  • Uses of Explosives in Construction 
  • Potential Hazards of Explosives 
  • Guidelines for Handling Explosives 
  • Transportation of Explosives 
  • Storage of Explosives 
  • Loading of Explosives 
  • Initiation of Explosive Charges 
  • Use of Safety Fuses 
  • Use of Detonating Cord 
  • Firing the Blast 
  • Inspecting After the Blast 
  • Misfires 


When Does My Course Expire?  

Your course will expire one (1) year after you purchase it (the date you submit payment), unless the course itself indicates otherwise.   

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How Quickly Will I Get My Certificate of Completion?  

Once you finish your course and pass any required exams, you can print your certificate of completion right away.    

What Can I Do If I Lose My Certificate?  

If you lose your certificate of completion and need a new one, you can contact customer service at (877) 881-2235 or   

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If for some reason you are not happy and would like a refund, send us a request within 72 hours of purchase. Here are the eligibility requirements you must meet: 

  • Your purchase was made no more than 72 hours prior to your refund request. 
  • You have NOT: 
    • Attempted any portion of a test or exam. 
    • Requested or been issued a certificate of completion. 
    • Completed 50% or more of the purchased course. 

If you meet all of these criteria, submit your refund request in writing via email to with a proof-of-purchase receipt and an explanation for why you are requesting a refund. 

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