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Document ID (ISN)110489
CIS number 10-0123
Year 2010
Convention or series no. INDG303(rev1)
Title Do you work in a quarry? A simple guide to the Quarries Regulations 1999
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, May 2010. 11p. Illus. 13 ref.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This revised booklet explains the main requirements of the Quarries Regulations 1999 (see CIS 00-1224) and provides practical guidance to improve safety and health in the quarrying industry. There is more detailed information in the Approved Code of Practice and guidance (see CIS 01-1291), for which a new edition is due later in 2010. Contents: operators; contractors; health and safety document; training and competence; controlling risks; inspection and maintenance; danger areas; barriers to discourage trespass.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; maintenance; responsibilities of employers; safety training in industry; safe working methods; inspection; subcontractors; quarrying industry
Descriptors (secondary) workers' participation; safety guides; check lists; qualifications; public OSH institutions; notification of occupational accidents
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying