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Document ID (ISN)101889
CIS number 03-548
Year 2003
Convention or series no. HSE Quarry Fact File Q 29
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Quarry safety
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, June 2003. 8p. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract This booklet comments the safety issues to be addressed in quarries. The following topics are covered in the form of a check-list with illustrations showing the correct and the wrong way to act: design; management; training; workforce involvement; management structure; continuing development; electricity; conveyors; lifting and handling; access on/off vehicles; sheeting; all-round visibility; excavation; edge protection.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; training material; quarrying industry; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) conveyors; trenching and excavating; lifting of loads; electricity; visibility; safety by design; role of supervisory staff; workers' participation; check lists; safety and health training; safety guides; role of management
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) OSH training
Mining and quarrying
Workers' participation