According to the Institute of Makers of Explosives (IME), ATF has approved the first variance from the American Table of Distances (ATD) based on a quantitative risk analysis using the Institute of Makers of Explosives Analysis for Risk (IMESAFR) tool. IME Member Company, Nelson Brothers, was granted the variance in April 2015. Explosives Risk Managers LLC (ERM) contributed to this effort and congratulates IME and Nelson Brothers for this accomplishment. Please contact us at (202) 288-2029 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in seeking ERM’s support in getting a variance from ATF from quantity-distance (Q/D) regulations.
ERM recently had the opportunity to brief the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Small Business Labor Safety Roundtable on the implementation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) into the National Airspace.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) granted Explosives Risk Managers LLC (ERM) exemption #11481 today allowing ERM to conditionally operate unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) commercially. In addition, ERM received a blanket Certificate of Waiver Authorization (COA) from FAA. Continue reading