Using Drones in Quarries

This guidance is designed to assist quarry operators and appointed persons understand some of the rules regarding the use of drones, help them understand some of the terminology around drone flights and associated risk assessments provided by drone contractors.

Guidance - Using drones in quarries

Use of drones - A supplement on dealing with public

Use of drones – Supplement, a hand out for member of the public 

Supplement, a design for a site perimiter sign

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)

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