Quarry Safety Inspections

This is a new addition to the CPD portfolio of courses that are recommended by the Joint Advisory Board to ensure continued competency of its Quarry Managers. 

Aim of the course

To provide course members with:

  • Understanding of  the requirements for inspections in quarries
  • Knowledge to plan and conduct an inspection effectively with the ultimate goal of improving workplace safety

Who should attend?

For people who:

  • Carry out workplace inspections
  • Supervise or advise on inspections, including members of safety committees

Course Content

The course includes:

  1. Legal requirements for inspections in quarries
  2. The written scheme of inspections for quarries
  3. Hazard identification and inspection techniques
  4. Using and developing an inspection checklist
  5. Behavioural safety considerations

Duration and delivery:

This is a one day training course classroom based

  1. Short lectures
  2. Group discussions
  3. Multiple choice assessment
  4. Practical assessment

Successful completion of the course leads to a Certificate of Achievement and constitutes 7 hours of CPD