Guidance to Managing Change to Excavations and Tips

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Guidance to Managing Change to Excavations and Tips 26/3/12
QNJAC, Geotechnics, Face & Stockpiles Operations - Information Sheet 3 - gives guidance as to actions to manage Change to Excavations and Tips. Appx.1 comprises an Impact Assessment Sheet, whilst Appx.2 is a decision tree. Where change is significant, compared to an existing significant hazard, then a Geotechnical Assessment will be required.


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