Training offered to those who work with explosives

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On September 17, 2008

The distance and continuing education office at Missouri University of Science and Technology is offering a training seminar on the professional uses of explosives Oct. 20-22 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in St. Charles, Mo.

This Blasters’ Training Seminar provides basic instruction for blasting in the mining, utility, crushed stone and construction industries. The course is designed to acquaint participants with federal and state licensing, purchasing, transportation and storage regulations.

The course fulfills the training mandate outlined in the new Missouri State Blasters licensing requirements. Completion of the three-day course will qualify attendees to receive 20 professional development hours. A refresher course worth eight professional development hours is also being offered.

Explosives expert Dr. Paul Worsey, professor of mining engineering at Missouri S&T, is the course director. Worsey has more than 30 years of explosives and blasting experience.

The cost of the training seminar is $650. For more information, or to register online, visit (click on Professional Development Programs and then Face-to-Face Courses).

Those interested may also call Missouri S&T’s distance and continuing education office at 573-341-6222 or email .


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