Learn about the principles of seismic exploration and gain an understanding of the safety practices behind blasting activities.
This course has been developed in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Geophysical Contractors (CAGC) and government representatives from Western Canada to provide a minimum industry training standard for blasting in seismic exploration.
Workers engaged in seismic shot-hole drilling and blasting activities
Energy Safety Canada issues an interprovincial Seismic Blaster’s permit, valid throughout the Yukon, Northwest Territories, Alberta, and British Columbia to those who successfully completed the Energy Safety Canada Seismic Blaster Safety Training Courses
The permit is accepted as proof of training for the purpose of obtaining a blaster permit/certification in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.