PDP | Slope Stability VIC

PDP | Slope Stability VIC


Failure of quarry slopes such as rock faces, berm, batters, product stockpiles, overburden dumps and rehabilitation works can be a major risk area with consequences ranging from minor to major disruptions to operations, equipment damage and serious injury. Quarry operators have a duty of care to ensure that risks associated with batter failure are identified, quantified and controlled to minimise possible unwanted consequences.


The program is delivered over 1 day

Potential Participants          

Senior management (Area managers)
Middle management (Production managers)
Quarry foremen / leading hands
OHS professionals and site safety officers

CPD Points

7 points

Topics Covered        

By attending this workshop, quarry managers and supervisors will gain the following:

A raised awareness of the safety risks associated with batter instability and the possible consequences;
An understanding of the mechanisms of batter failure An understanding of what the signs of batter instability are; and
An understanding of Safe Batter Work Practices when working the quarry Practical tools such as face inspection checklists and safe batter design principals will be presented to enable the participant to apply these back at the workplace.


Member: $320

Non-member $600

*min numbers apply. If minimum numbers are not reached the IQA may reschedule the course

For the full course outline CLICK HERE 

6/23/2020 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
Holcim - Pakenham Quarry 95 Mount Shamrock Rd, Pakenham, VIC 3810 AUSTRALIA

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