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SHE News & Articles

01 June 2002

THE Quarry Products Association has launched its annual national Play Safe…Stay Safe child safety campaign, as quarry companies once again brace themselves for one of their most worrying problems...

01 June 2002

Foster Yeoman have become the first company to have all their asphalt plants approved to the OHSAS 18001 health and safety management standard.

01 May 2002

THE new Aggregates Tax Sustainability Fund was officially launched last month by Environment Minister Michael Meacher as a way of helping reduce the environmental impact of primary aggregates...

01 April 2002

HEALTH and Safety Minister Dr Alan Whitehead MP visited Johnston Roadstone’s award-winning Leaton Quarry in Shropshire last month to hear more about its industry-leading health and safety...

01 March 2002

PREVENTING deaths and injuries from industrial vehicles is the aim of a new research report from the Health & Safety Executive.

01 March 2002

THE Health & Safety Commission has published a new enforcement policy statement which, for the first time, sets out specific criteria for deciding whether to investigate and prosecute breaches...

01 February 2002

The 5th generation in occupational health and safety

01 February 2002

FOLLOWING hard on the heels of the recent proposals to reduce occupational exposure to vibration from plant and equipment, a new European Parliament Directive proposes to limit ambient daily noise...

01 February 2002

RMC (UK) Ltd have released their third Environmental Report — the first to focus specifically on the company’s commitment to sustainability and its new, more integrated approach to strategic and...

01 February 2002

Midland Quarry Products and Merrimans Ltd have both been formally cleared of breaching health and safety regulations following an incident in which a consulting engineer was crushed to death by a...

01 February 2002

AGGREGATE Industries UK Ltd swept the board in the recent Lancashire Minerals & Waste Sites Environmental Awards for 2001.

01 January 2002

When Ayton Asphalte, part of the highways and utilities division of May Gurney, obtained permission to extract 250,000 tonnes of sand and gravel from Attleborough Quarry in Norfolk, they knew an...

01 January 2002

School parties visiting the BBC ‘Walking with Dinosaurs’ exhibition at the Hancock Museum, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, are being given the opportunity to dig for real fossils.

01 November 2001

IT has been revealed that funds intended for environmental improvements in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland are to be diverted to projects in England.

01 November 2001

NEW European proposals to reduce occupational exposure to vibration from plant and equipment will threaten the viability of many UK industries and put thousands of quarrying jobs at risk if they...

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