DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY STANDARDS
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory
affairs by sections 19 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1019 and 408.1021, and
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL
445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)
PART 27. BLASTING AND USE OF EXPLOSIVES
R 408.42701 Scope.
Rule 2701. This part provides for the training and qualifications of employees and for
the storage, transport, and use of blasting materials for construction operations. This part
also provides for the protection of other employees while working within a blast area.
History: 1979 AC; 1982 AACS; 2015 AACS.
R 408.42705 Adoption of standards by reference.
Rule 2705. (1) The federal occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)
regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations 1926 Subpart U “Blasting and Use of
Explosives,” 29 C.F.R. §1926.900 to 29 C.F.R. §1926.914 are adopted by reference in
(2) The adopted federal regulations shall have the same force and effect as a rule
promulgated under 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.
History: 2015 AACS.
R 408.42710 Availability of adopted rules.
Rule 2710. (1) The standards adopted in these rules are available from the United
States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website:
(2) The standards adopted in these rules are also available for inspection at the
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Regulatory Services Section,
7150 Harris Drive, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.
(3) The standards adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or may
also be obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA
Regulatory Services Section, 7150 Harris Drive, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan,
48909-8143, at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping and handling.
History: 2015 AACS.