Environmental Protection (Abrasive Blasting) Regulations 1998


11/Nov/1998 - Current (at 31 Dec 2005)
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    2. Interpretation

    In these regulations

    }abrasive blasting~ means cleaning or abrading the surface of an object using an abrasive material propelled by compressed air, water or steam or by a wheel;

    }aquatic environment~ means any watery environment including marine, estuarine and riverine environments;

    }blasting chamber~ means a fully enclosed structure in which abrasive blasting is carried on;

    }dry abrasive blasting~ means abrasive blasting during which no water is added to the abrasive material or the propellent;

    }operator~ means a person carrying on abrasive blasting;

    }waste material~ means used abrasive, abraded material, waste generated by cleaning an object prior to blasting, and any other waste products created during abrasive blasting, including waste collected in a dust extractor, settling pond or tank, or holding sump;

    }wet abrasive blasting~ means abrasive blasting during which water is added to the abrasive material or its propellent or is used as the propellent;

    }wet scrubber~ means a device in which water or other liquid is used to remove particulate matter from a gas stream.

    (2) In these regulations a reference to abrasive blasting being carried on }in the open~ is a reference to abrasive blasting being carried on other than in a blasting chamber.



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