Preventing falls from quarry faces

How to keep people safe from the risk of falling from quarry faces.

Last updated

Mar 2011

Reading level

medium

File Type and Size

PDF, 246.64 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Quarry faces can be dangerous for workers who can tip or fall over the edge. This document outlines how workplaces can manage the health and safety risks of working on quarry faces. It explains:

  • the types of quarry tasks employers must assess for fall risks
  • how to consider which tasks must be done at the quarry face
  • how to use bunds to restrict access to quarry faces
  • other factors to consider in keeping workers safe from falls