557. Operator's duties in relation to excavations and tips which are not a significant hazard.

557.     Operator's duties in relation to excavations and tips which are not a significant hazard.

Where the conclusion reached by a geotechnical specialist1 as to the safety and stability of the proposed or existing excavation2 or tip3 being assessed4 following a geotechnical assessment5 is that it presents no significant hazard6, the operator7 must ensure that:

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    (1)     the geotechnical specialist specifies the frequency with which appraisals8 are to be conducted in order to ensure the continued safety and stability of the excavation or tip9; and

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    (2)     a