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Health and Safety Commission Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC)

15th MEETING OF THE QUARRIES NATIONAL JOINT ADVISORY COMMITTEE AT: GLOBE ROOM, ROSE COURT, LONDON ON 14 MARCH 2000 AT 10.30AM

AGENDA

1. Introduction

2. Minutes and Matters Arising
Action - G Baker to look into the possibility of putting a summary of quarry accidents on the internet

3. Quarry Training Video
Action - S Wright to look into the possibility of producing an introductory video for quarries

4. Enforcement and Injuries
Action - None

5. Quantifiable Outcome Targets for the Quarry Industry
Action - The committee agreed and adopted the initiative. A paper on the subject to be presented to an HSC meeting. HSE to explore a launch event(s) in the Summer involving HSC and company CEOs

6. Electricity - AEA findings
Action - E Davies to look into the possibility of circulating the draft report to members. There may be difficulties with this due to company confidentiality

7. Electricity Approved Code of Practice
Action - Members to send comments on the draft paper, Electrical Safety in Quarries to S Wright

8. Safety Passport Scheme
Action - C Webb to keep members informed of progress

9. Developing health and safety courses for worker representatives
Action - None

10. Developing health and safety curriculum for college students
Action - None

11. HSE Key National Objectives (KNO) and Initiatives
Action - Members to be involved when HSE designs future KNO's

12. Sub Committees

Transport
Action - Members to inform R Pearce of nominations for working party

Explosives
Action - Members to send any comments on ammonium nitrate licensing, eg enforcement responsibility to R Pearce

13. Conveyor Safety
Action - Construct a machine to demonstrate the dangers of nip points at conveyors. S Wright to look into the possibility of sponsorship

14. Any Other Business

Draft Physical Vibration Directive
Action - This item to be included as an agenda item for the next QNJAC meeting

15. Dates of next meetings

3 October 2000 (Rose Court)
13 March 2001 (Rose Court)


Published on Internet with decisions 27 June 2000

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