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Document ID (ISN)77558
CIS number 01-1291
ISBN(s) 0-7176-2458-7
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission
Title Health and safety at quarries - Quarries Regulations 1999 - Approved code of practice
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O.Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1999. vi, 94p. lllus. 51 ref. Price: GBP 9.75.
Abstract This code of practice gives the text of the Quarries Regulations 1999 (see CIS 00-1224) and provides guidance on each regulation. Contents: interpretation of the Regulations and definition of quarry; health and safety management (duty of the person entitled to work the quarry, training, competence, rules, safety and health measures); risk control; additional safety and health requirements (permits to work, safety drills fire and explosion hazard prevention, detection harmful and explosive atmospheres, danger areas); explosives; excavation and tips; duties of employers and persons at work; record keeping and notification of quarry operations; repeals, modifications and revocations.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety; quarrying industry; legislation; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) trenching and excavating; responsibilities of employers; fire hazards; explosion hazards; mine rescue; hazard evaluation; safety guides; inspection; comment on law; permits-to-work; safety checks; responsibilities of employees; information of personnel; safety planning
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying