Creating a Controlled Safe Working Area


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Creating a Controlled Safe Working Area 27/2/13
To undertake any activity within a Quarry Operation, it is necessary to create and control a safe working area. This guidance sheet represents best practice and has been formulated by the QNJAC to promote Zero Harm in the Workplace. It has been produced for, and is aimed at, small independent businesses, new ventures and sole traders.


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