News

Please see below the latest items that have been published on the Safequarry website. For convenience they have been sorted in tables based on the nature of the content.

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Latest best practice
TitleActivityType of LocationYearPrize
Adherence to site rules - Signage used to help change behaviourBehavioural Safety managementQuarry2018 False
Adjustable height sheeting platformAccess & Egress & Working at HeightAsphalt/Coating plant2018 False
Aircrete load security - void guardsReducing Occupational Road RiskConcrete products plant2018 True
Asphalt loadout door cradleMaintenance & HousekeepingAsphalt/Coating plant2018 False
Asphalt plant mixer shaft replacementMaintenance & HousekeepingAsphalt/Coating plant2018 False
Latest toolbox talks
Incident alerts
Incident No.TitleDateType of LocationActivity
02554'The Fatal 6' - Unsafe Work at Height & Isolation Breach03/04/2020OtherMaintenance & Housekeeping
02553Hand Injury when maintaining conveyor - tool selection12/03/2020Aggregate DredgerMaintenance & Housekeeping
02552Fall from Height while accessing mobile plant06/03/2020OtherAccess & Egress & Working at Height
02551Fatal 6 - Working at height - BMAPA Alert04/03/2020Aggregate DredgerAccess & Egress & Working at Height
02550Stone block falls whilst being sawed27/02/2020Dimension Stone plantProduction and Processing
Hot topics
TitleShort DescriptionSourceDate
COVID 19 - HSE Statement on geotechnical assessmentsHSE have made this statement to the MPA.on their position in relation to geotechnical assessments.HSE03/04/2020
COVID 19 – Update for Driver Skills Card

MPQC update detailing what steps they will be taking during the current Covid-19 restrictions to maintain the Driver Skills Card Scheme on behalf of the industry.

MPQC03/04/2020
COVID 19 - Guidance on H&S standard for keeping sites operating.Tarmac has shared its Health and Safety Standard (Tarmac) which identifies specific requirements of business to operate sites during the COVID-19 pandemic in compliance with UK government, Public Health England and the World Health Organisation guidance.  Safer by SharingTarmac03/04/2020
COVID 19 - Virtual felt leadershipCEMEX has provided a brief guide on how you can implement Virtual Felt Leadership practices when working and managing staff remotely.CEMEX02/04/2020
COVID 19 - Briefing for canteen or similar welfare facilitiesstaffCEMEX has provided briefing for employees using or working in canteen or similar welfare facilitiesCEMEX02/04/2020
Theft alerts
Incident No.TitleDateCountyLocationWhat stolen
00035Theft of Brendon Pressure Washer13/07/2015BerkshireRuralOther
00034Damaged Security Gates05/05/2015OxfordshireRuralOther
00030Fuel Theft19/05/2014OxfordshireRuralFuel
00029Electric cable theft14/02/2014Kinross-shireRuralCable
00028Fuel Theft07/02/2014SelkirkshireRuralFuel