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The Quarries Regulations 1999

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Fire and explosion hazards

20.  (1)  The operator shall ensure that no person at work at the quarry uses a naked flame or carries out any work which could give rise to a risk of an unintended explosion or fire unless sufficient measures to prevent such an explosion or fire are taken.

(2) No person shall smoke in any part of a quarry where there is a risk of fire or explosion.

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