Heat on quarries after 4 die

Posted on 28 December 2015

The quarry industry wants the public's help to improve safety after four deaths in the sector so far this year.

The National Health and Safety Council for the mining and quarry sector says of the about 1000 quarry companies known to be operating in New Zealand, only half are registered.

This month, Worksafe NZ said new regulations would come into force from April, when all operators will be required to have a certificate of competence [CoC].

Read the full article from The NZ Herald