Quarries Partnership Team
The quarries partnership team members have been drawn from across the quarrying industry and have agreed to work together and/or independently to further increase the awareness of the risks associated with the inhalation of dust within the quarrying industry and continue to promote good control practices.
- To reduce the incidence of respiratory disease in workers within the quarrying industry by further raising awareness of the risks of exposure via inhalation, to hazardous dusts in the workplace.
- To improve workers' knowledge concerning exposure to dust in the workplace
- To share, promote and encourage good control practices in the workplace
- To bring about a change in attitudes and behaviours to workplace 'dust'.
Please click on statement for further information including the partners involved and the scope of the project.
QPT/QNJAC Dust - Quarries Good Housekeeping Initiative
Sign up to our Statement of Commitment to demonstrate that your organisation is committed to improving on-site housekeeping practices. Preventing or reducing settled dust will lead to improved working practices and a reduced incidence of respiratory ill health.