HSE - Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC) - Aims and objectives

Aims and objectives

  1. Promote health and safety throughout the quarrying and associated industries.
  2. Develop and implement an agreed work programme.
  3. Promote the application and implementation of existing health and safety legislation.
  4. Provide a forum to communicate HSE's operational policy.
  5. Consult on draft legislation and discuss European proposals as appropriate.
  6. Review and adapt as appropriate draft material from HSE, trade associations, trades unions, and other interested parties.
  7. Bring health and safety concerns of the quarrying and associated industries to the attention of manufacturers and suppliers of goods and services.
  8. Raise training standards and competence of all those who work in the quarrying and associated industries.
  9. Produce industry specific guidance and training materials.
  10. Effectively communicate good practice throughout the quarrying and associated industries.
Updated 2021-02-23