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Legislation & Regulation

01 July 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Two recent cases, which resulted in substantial fines for the employers, serve as a timely reminder to ensure that your workers and contractors are properly trained to carry out risk assessments and...
02 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
New legislation introduced in April means that quarry managers who fail to fulfil their health and safety obligations will now be at fault for workplace injuries in the eyes of the law and those...
01 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Roy Bush, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Quarries from the Health andSafety Executive (HSE), recently told the annual British AggregatesAssociation AGM to expect an increased focus on blasting and...
01 June 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
With new corporate manslaughter legislation dangling the threat of an onerous prosecution over firms with staff who die while at work, there has never been a better time to take a close look at your...
01 April 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
It has been a long time coming, but this month sees the introduction of the new corporate manslaughter legislation. Sally Thornley, head of compliance information services at the FTA, considers the...
01 April 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
With a year to go before abstraction licences become necessary to undertake quarry dewatering activities, DLA Piper associate solicitor Penny Simpson describes some of the main hurdles firms will...
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01 April 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Associate solicitor in Weightmans’ Regulatory Services Unit, Glyn Thompson, carries on the theme of falls from height by adding a legal perspective to the problem and looking at the duties and...
01 February 2008 | Legislation & Regulation
Claims farmers are the compensation equivalent of their intensive agriculture namesakes. And with an eye to large yields they are digging up a raft of historic deafness and HAVS claims. Deborah...
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01 October 2007 | Legislation & Regulation
The legal angle on work-related exposure to silica dust The authors, Simon Matthews and Alastair Clough, are insurance and safety, health and environmental lawyers, respectively, in the mining and...
03 September 2007 | Legislation & Regulation
The Government’s love of on-the-spot fines is coming to a quarry or recycling site near you. The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Bill is set to introduce the mentality of high street...
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03 September 2007 | Legislation & Regulation
New legislation on product safety means that manufacturers are more likely to find themselves in civil or criminal proceedings than ever before. Paul Clarke and Sarah Reed of DLA Piper UK LLP explore...
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02 April 2007 | Legislation & Regulation
The landfill tax rising by £8 a year and the aggregates levy jumping from £1.60 a tonne to £1.95 from 2008 are only two of the bitter pills for those in aggregates to swallow. While...
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01 January 2007 | Legislation & Regulation
The growing need for water recycling in aggregates production is promoting the wider use of plate presses. The end silt product, even though it has some marketable properties, is often landfilled....
03 July 2006 | Legislation & Regulation
Marjorie Bark and Steve Penn of Applied Environmental Research Centre Ltd review the regulatory issues affecting the use of inert waste in quarry restorationRecent changes in legislation affect the...
03 July 2006 | Legislation & Regulation
Impact of the PPC regime on the restoration of quarriesAlthough there has been a move to progressively reduce the amount of controlled waste in the UK that is disposed of to landfill, it remains the...

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