Quarrying remains one of the most dangerous industries to work in, since 2000 over 3500 workers have suffered an injury reportable to HSE, 31 of those being fatal.
Health and safety at quarries. The Quarries Regulations 1999. Approved Code of Practice
This document contains an Approved Code of Practice and other supporting guidance on the duties in the Quarries Regulations 1999. The Regulations aim to protect those working at a quarry and others who may be affected by quarrying activities, eg those living, passing or working nearby, or visitors to the site.
The Quarries Regulations 1999
Date of publication: 2013
Series code: L118 (Second edition)