Regulation 22 Guidance on Dangerous Areas within Quarries


Regulation 22 Guidance on Dangerous Areas within Quarries 23/10/12
This information sheet gives guidance to assist quarry operators in providing equipment or barriers specifically to comply with Regulation 22 of the Quarries Regulations 1999 (relating to Danger Areas within the quarry). It should be read in conjunction with the Approved code of Practice “Health and Safety at Quarries” (L118) which can be downloaded free of charge from HSE’s website (Click here). This information sheet is not intended to deal with the danger zone created during shotfiring operations and should be read in conjunction with the Regulation 16 information sheet.


QNJAC is a collaboration to improve safety, efficiency, and productivity. It relies on industry expertise to come together for the mutual benefit.

Here are some of the key partners actively involved in QNJAC.

EMPI Awards

Health and Safety executive (HSE)

Institute of Quarrying (IQ)

Mineral Products Association (MPA)

Mineral Products Qualification Council (MPQC)

Minerals Matter

The British Aggregate Association (BAA)

Unite - The union

University of Derby (UoD)

For more resources, please visit SafeQuarry.com