Recommendations and Guidelines
The core of the IME's recommendations are the Safety Library Publications. In addition to these published SLPs, the IME has approved the following guidelines and best practices.
Contact IME for information on those recommendations that are not linked on this page (202) 429-9280.
- Electronic Blast Initiation Systems (EBIS) Guideline - General Info for Mining, Quarrying & Construction Applicants
- Magazine Operations, Section 5.6 of SLP 3
- Guide to Obtaining DOT Approval of Jet Perforating Guns using AESC/IME Perforating Gun Specifications (12/23/2008)
- 2015 Draft Report on IMESAFR V2.0 Sensitivity Studies, by ER Managers LLC
- SLP Historical Information
- Date/Plant/Shift Code
- Shelf Life of Explosive Materials
- Inert Production and Distribution Standard
- Pumping of Bulk, Water-based Explosives
- X-Ray Radiation Effects on Explosives
- Security for Bulk Truck Access Points
- AN Guidelines (10/13)