Publications and Videos Page
The Authority’s principal publication is ‘Safe Quarry - Guidelines to the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Quarry) Regulations 2008’which provides practical guidance on achieving statutory compliance and ensuring the safety of persons at a quarry.
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The Quarry Safety Series was prepared by the Authority with Roadstone Dublin Ltd. Videos show how each operation could be carried out safely and how easily and tragically each operation can go wrong without correct procedures. These videos are accompanied by a Tool Box Talks guide.
The Safequarry YouTube channel provides simple videos on slips, trips and falls, described as "ideal for use in toolbox talks, an induction process or as part of a safety training or awareness event". There is no spoken element to these videos that convey the message without narration. The HSA Youtube Channel has a Quarries Playlist that contains the videos below that run on Flash player or they can be played on Windows Media player below
Quarry Safety Videos
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|Video Name|| ||Video Size||Windows Media|
|Mobile Plant Safety||23.4MB|
|Mobile Plant Safety||5.45MB|
|Mobile Plant and Pedestrians||16.1MB|
|Mobile Plant and Pedestrians||9.24MB|
|Working at Height||11.2MB|
|NOTE Working at Height Regulations require cages/baskets to be fitted with integrated controls if they are to be used to facilitate access to work at height in all, but exceptional circumstances|
|Working on Fixed Plant||16.1 MB|
|Working on Fixed Plant||18.5 MB|
|Working on Quarry Faces||5.64MB|
|Working on Quarry Faces||6.50MB|
|Working with Conveyors||16.6 MB|
|Working with Conveyors||6.89 MB|
|Working at Height|| |
The Mineral Products Association, The UK trade association for the aggregates , asphalt, cement, concrete, dimension stone, lime mortar and silica sand industries haveproduced the the industry’s first Health and Safety App. The ‘Safequarry’ app reaches out to the many who have switched on to mobile devices for their web browsing and can be downloaded to mobile devices at the links below or read more here
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