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Consultation on proposals to review HSE's Approved Codes of Practice

Quarries

L118 – Health and safety at quarries

Proposal:  To update and revise this ACOP for publication by end-2014.

It is proposed that this ACOP is retained and revised to update and amend general legal references and to remove references to previous quarries specific legislation that no longer applies. Material supporting Regulation 8, management structure, and Regulation 30, general duty to ensure safety of excavations and tips is to be clarified.  Material supporting Regulation 22, danger areas, is to be updated to align with the Work at Height Regulations 2005.

If you also wish to comment on the proposal to introduce a limit on the length of ACOPs please remember to visit Section 3 of the consultation. After you have clicked 'Save these answers', click on the plus icon in the left-hand menu of this document to expand the menu and then select Section 3.