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Stay Safe Resources for Managers

MPA is particularly concerned about teenagers who place their lives at risk by trespassing in both active and disused quarries. Over recent years, young people have been killed and seriously injured in such situations.

The following resources have been made available for use by quarry managers and others within the community to help discourage teenagers and primary aged children from trespassing in the UK's quarries. 

Resource Description Cost per Unit
Charlie Crow Card - Spot the Hazards

Card with Charlie Crow says stay out of quarries on front and spot the hazards competition on back. Also gives link to website of children’s radio where other resources are available and virtual quarry

Available free from
David Yelland

Charlie Crow Card - Warning Signs    

Card with Charlie Crow and competition to identify warning signs – answers on back Available free from
David Yelland

Charlie Crow - Stickers   

Popular give away stickers Available free from
David Yelland

Stay Safe - Balloons                                          

 

Balloons that can be inflated with helium or air – words ‘ Stay Safe’ on balloon Available free from
David Yelland

'Quarry Water is a Stone Cold Killer' Leaflet

Leaflet that explains cold water shock and other hazards in quarry lakes – graphic image of drowning teenager on front Available free from
David Yelland

3 Pull-Up Stands

  • Charlie Crow - Stay Safe Stay out of Quarries
  • Adult / Teenage -  Stay Safe - combine with water leaflet
  • Stay Safe Warning Signs

3 different pull-up stands designed to support school visits or open days

These are available on loan from MPA, members are asked to cover courier costs and arrange return to MPA immediately after use.

Please contact info@mineralproducts.org

999 reconstruction video A 999-style reconstruction video is available of the accident in the West Midlands. You can watch the programme here. Please contact info@mineralproducts.org if you would like to order a DVD copy.
Stay Safe . . . Stay Out of Quarries Video 2012 Friends and family of teenagers killed in accidents after they have entered a quarry uninvited. They explain what happened and the impact it has had on their lives. The video highlights the hazards that many people are unaware of that can change a day of apparently harmless fun into a dreadful tragedy that affects everyone involved for the rest of their lives. Watch video
Stay Safe . . . Stay Out of Quarries Video 2011 The parents and friends of Jay Harris and Ryan Walker talk about the impact their deaths have had on them and their message to other teenagers and parents about entering quarries. Watch video
Danny's Story Stay safe...stay out of quarries. Danny's mum, Lisa Skone, tells the heart-rending story of her son's death in a quarry trespass accident. Watch video

Safety Gloves

 

Novelty foam gloves for use in promoting Stay Safe campaign. Ideal for school or quarry visits. £7.50 per pair. Order via this link stating quantity required and the contact details.

Stay Safe Primary Leaflet

Stay Safe in sand and gravel quarry activity leaflet

Stay Safe in hard rock quarry activity leaflet

Two short colourful leaflets encouraging children to identify the quarry dangers through activity. The leaflets include a wordsearch and spot-the-danger picture. Suggestions for further activities also included. Sand and gravel or hard rock versions of the leafet are available. Free to download as PDF or order printed copies

Stay Safe Secondary Leaflet

LIVE LIFE - Don't become a statistic

Key messages for teenagers based on Jay Harris and Ryan Walker who died in quarry accidents in 2009. Free to download as PDF or order printed copies
Stay Safe Stickers Colourful Stay Safe ... Stay Out of Quarries stickers are available for purchase. Contact David Yelland to order
Facebook group Stay Safe ... Stay Out of Quarries is on Facebook Like our Facebook page
Quarry Warning Signs This range of safety signs is designed to help you protect, not just the public, but yourself and your employees. Download pdf 570 KB

Stay Safe Poster

Posters featuring some of the Premier League’s top goalkeepers supporting Stay Safe.

Chris Kirkland - with MPA logo
Chris Kirkland - with QPA NI logo
Chris Kirkland - with QPA Scotland logo




Download 4 MB
Download 4 MB
Download 4 MB

David James – with MPA logo
David James – with QPA NI logo
David James – with QPA Scotland logo
Download 2.2MB
Download 2.2MB
Download 2.2MB
Boaz Myhill – with MPA logo
Boaz Myhill – with QPA NI logo
Boaz Myhill -  with QPA Scotland logo
Download 3.1MB
Download 3.1MB
Download 3.1MB
Jussi Jaaskelainen – with MPA logo
Jussi Jaaskelainen – with QPA NI logo
Jussi Jaaskelainen – with QPA Scotland logo
Download 3.5MB
Download 3.5MB
Download 3.5MB

 

 
 

“Quarries are safe places for the people who work there but they are not good places for people of my age to hang out. Anything the Mineral Products Association can do to get the message across has got to be good”

Abi Cosnett, suffered a quarry fall

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