QNJAC, Geotechnics, Face & Stockpiles Operations - Information Sheet 3 - gives guidance as to actions to manage Change to Excavations and Tips.
Appendix 1 comprises an Impact Assessment Sheet.
Appendix 2 is a decision tree. Where change is significant, compared to an existing significant hazard, then a Geotechnical Assessment will be required.
Approved by the Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC)
(Version 1: 2 November 2011)
This information Sheet has been developed by the Quarries National Joint Advisory Committee (QNJAC) to help quarry operators, contractors, managers and others learn how to make health and safety improvements in the quarry industry. This guidance represents good practice which may go further than the minimum you need to do to comply with the law