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SHE News & Articles

01 October 2002

THE Health and Safety Executive has issued an updated leaflet giving employers advice on how to report health and safety incidents, and how to use the HSE’s new incident contact centre.

01 September 2002

WBB Minerals have purchased 50 bbs-tek reversing alarms from Brigade Electronics for use on vehicles at one of their Devon quarry operations.

01 September 2002

THREATENED species of wading birds will soon be able to find sanctuary on a purpose-built island within a working quarry in Cambridgeshire under plans recently unveiled by Aggregate Industries UK...

01 September 2002

The new set of EPIC Health and Safety Checklists for Quarries, approved by the HSE’s QNJAC and available as an interactive CD-ROM, are now available from EPIC.

01 September 2002

Her Majesty The Queen recently visited the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire as part of her extensive Jubilee tour.

02 August 2002

Taking Remote Control of Quarry Security and Safety

01 August 2002

Warning drivers of collision hazards behind mobile plant

01 August 2002

 

OVER 100 delegates from the quarrying sector attended an interactive safety day in June at Lancashire’s Holme Park Quarry.

01 August 2002

 

"THE first archaeological project financed from the Aggregates Tax Sustainability Fund has uncovered remains of international significance in a quarry near Thetford, Norfolk."

01 July 2002

A ‘win-win’ situation for the environment, the Government and the community

01 July 2002

 

THE Health and Safety Executive has published a new hazard-assessment document for respirable crystalline silica focusing on its potential to cause the lung disease silicosis.

01 July 2002

LAST month saw the launch of Action Energy (formerly known as the Energy Efficiency Best Pratice Programme), a government initiative introduced by the Carbon Trust to help businesses within the...

01 July 2002

DEVELOPMENTS in health and safety were the focus of discussions at a recent seminar organized by the Silica and Moulding Sands Association (SAMSA), part of the QPA, with the assistance of WBB...

03 June 2002

The safety of electrical installations at quarries

01 June 2002

 

The HSC have published a discussion document containing proposals that would make it easier for firms to comply with their legal duty to control workers’ exposure to chemicals.

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