Safety and health requirements for quarry workers

Quarry workers are subject to a number of potential health hazards in their normal daily work. To ensure the safety and health of your team, your business should:

  • meet the requirements of legislation and standards
  • comply with audits and inspections
  • participate in safety and health education programs.

Explosives safety

Licensing requirements and security plans help to ensure the safety of people working with explosives. Make sure you and your team:

  • hold the appropriate explosives licences and permits
  • are kept up to date about changes to procedures
  • have a security plan to cover all the activities associated with your licence.