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Document ID (ISN)75173
CIS number 00-958
Year 1999
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet INDG303
Health and Safety Executive
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, 1999. 14p. 13 ref.
Abstract This booklet provides practical guidance to the United Kingdom Quarries Regulations 1999, which aims to improve the safety record in the quarrying industry. Contents: responsibilities of operators and contractors; worker participation; training and qualifications; controlling risks at excavation and tips, with vehicles and with explosives; inspection and maintenance; escape and rescue; first aid; fences to limit access and trespass.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; plant safety organization; training material; quarrying industry; legislation
Descriptors (secondary) explosives; harmful substances; maintenance; training manuals; hazard evaluation; earthmoving equipment; fire protection; inspection; qualifications; comment on law; workers' participation; escape and rescue
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
Workers' participation
OSH training