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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.

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.