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Description: This course is a certification course in accordance with AR 385-10/DA Pam 385-64. It provides instruction in the application of explosives quantity-distance regulations and principles in order to determine the minimum required levels of protection for facilities, material, and personnel. This course includes details on the various levels of protection, expected damage effects caused by an accidental explosion at each level, interpretation of textual and tabular instructions for determining minimum separation distances or explosives limits. It also includes discussion on the use of protective construction.

Audience: This course is intended for those who must meet the certification requirements of AR 385-10/DA Pam 385-64. This includes all personnel who may be involved with determining or managing explosive quantity-distance situations, including, but not limited to, safety professionals, facility engineers, installation master planners, range control, explosives operations managers, Quality Assurance Specialists (Ammunition Surveillance) (who have not been engaged in quantity-distance situations), Ammunition Managers (who have not been engaged in quantity-distance situations).

Length: Approximately 24 hours (self-paced learning)

Special Information: This course is provided as a web-based course. Students must have web access, a CAC card, and an AKO account. Students must register through ATRRS for course credit. It is recommended that you have a high-speed Internet connection in order to view the course.

Prerequisites: None.

Course Topics:

  1. Explosives Classification
  2. Hazard Classification
  3. Explosives Safety Quantity Distance
  4. Waterfront Facilities
  5. Airfields and Heliports
  6. Explosive Safety Site Plan
  7. Protective Construction