Excavation and Tip Rules

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Excavation and Tip Rules - QNJAC Guidance 4/3/13
Geotechnics, Face & Stockpile Operations Information Sheet 2 gives HSE-endorsed guidance on Excavation & Tip Rules in Quarries. Covering a range of job roles, the document sets out how to structure, develop & control E&T Rules, listing factors for consideration. Appendices include an example of a Standard Operating Procedure, plus a Rules checklist.


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