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20 January 2011 | Safety, Health & Environment

Owner of Stanley’s Quarry prosecuted and fined after falling stone breaks worker’s leg in two places

25 November 2010 | Safety, Health & Environment

RESCUE services had to be called to Lafarge Aggregates’ Mountsorrel Quarry, in Leicestershire, last month following an incident in which a quarry worker became buried up to his waist in rocks...

HUMBERSIDE Aggregates and Excavations Ltd, of North Cave, East Yorkshire, have been fined £30,000 after a 30-tonne wheel loader vehicle overturned and slid almost 16ft down a sand stockpile.

JOHN Wainwright & Co Ltd have been fined £10,000 and ordered to pay £8,015 in costs after a worker’s foot was crushed under a paving machine, resulting in the subsequent amputation of the...

TWO men are in hospital with serious burn injuries following an explosion at Tarmac Ltd’s Stancombe Quarry, near Bristol, on Monday afternoon.

THE parents of two teenage boys killed in separate quarry accidents are backing this year’s Mineral Products Association (MPA) ‘Stay Safe’ campaign to prevent similar tragedies involving thrill-...