554. Operator's duties in relation to geotechnical assessments.

554.     Operator's duties in relation to geotechnical assessments.

The operator1 of a quarry2 must ensure that:

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    (1)     any significant findings made during a geotechnical assessment3 and any conclusions reached4, and the reasons for those conclusions, are recorded by the geotechnical specialist5 undertaking the assessment6; and

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    (2)     such geotechnical specialist signs and dates any such record and records his professional qualifications on it7.

The operator must ensure that any information available to him which may be relevant for the purposes of a geotechnical assessment is made available to