2020 Conference Program

The 2020 Kentucky Blasting Conference agenda is not yet ready. Please check back at a later date to download the 2020 agenda.

Kentucky Blaster License Prep Course and Kentucky Blaster License Exam

The Kentucky DNR / Explosives and Blasting Branch will offer a class for persons interested in taking the Kentucky Blaster License examination. This class will be held on Thursday Afternoon December 10, 2020 during the Kentucky Blasting Conference. This approximately 3 hour class will cover topics on the test not presently covered in the Blasters Study Guide (Yellow Book). Registration for the conference is required to register for the class and will cover all materials needed.

The Blaster Exam will be offered at the conference on Friday morning December 11, 2020 and will require a $40.00 testing fee. Company checks or certified checks are acceptable and must be made payable to the Kentucky State Treasurer. Persons taking the blaster exam should study the Laws and Regulations Governing Blasting and Explosives (Red Book) and the Study Guide (Yellow Book) independently. Both books are available on the Explosives and Blasting web page in the Explosives and Blasting Forms Library at: https://eec.ky.gov/Natural-Resources/Mining/Reclamation-Enforcement/explosives-blasting/Pages/explosives-and-blasting-electronic-forms.aspx