Explosives Handling Facility Law and Legal Definition

According to 49 CFR 176.2 [Title 49 – Transportation; Subtitle B Other Regulations Relating to Transportation; Chapter I Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, Department of Transportation; Subchapter C Hazardous Materials Regulations; Part 176 Carriage by Vessel; Subpart A – General], explosives handling facility means –

“(1) A "designated waterfront facility" designated under 33 CFR part 126 when loading, handling, and unloading Class 1 (explosives) materials; or

(2) A facility for loading, unloading, and handling military Class 1 (explosives) materials which is operated or controlled by an agency of the Department of Defense.”