Mineral Products Association 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 techniques long used by the MPA to communicate its safety message
to children are rarely effective with young adults. MPA has, therefore,
mounted an 18-month pilot study to find better ways. The outcome
is a series of new opportunities for teachers of key stage 3 and
View a copy of our final report to the Mineral Industry Sustainable
Techology (MIST) programme and our action pack advice for quarry
QPA is keen to work with secondary schools in key quarrying
areas. Projects have real curriculum value. Check out what we
are offering and see the work of our pilot schools.
Mature Thinking is a life-changing programme designed to encourage
teenagers to take a mature approach to risk. It’s free
and the resources – including a video - are downloadable
For further information on any aspect of this project please contact
Communications Team at the Mineral Products Association
tel 0207 963 8000
email [email protected].