in a Quarry
3. Maintain level cuts, while moving
forward, by raising and lowering the bucket.
4. When the bucket is loaded, tilt it back
against the stops. Carry the loaded bucket
approximately 40 cm (15 inches) above
the ground when moving to the dump area.
Stay at a safe distance during blasting,
and until the face is clear.
Make absolutely sure that the loading area
is safe before entering.
Remove any overhang and watch for slid-
If falling rock is encountered, quickly move
as far away from the quarry face as
1. Start loading at the base of the
rockpile. Very large boulders may have to
be loaded individually.