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Codes of Practice & Safety Information


To study Geology in the field means going to places where rocks outcrop and are exposed. This entails visiting hillsides, cliffs, cuttings, quarries, mines and caves, all of which can be dangerous places if not treated with respect. These guides are designed to help you get the most out of your visit safely with minimum impact on the environment.

  1. Geological Association Code for Geological Fieldwork
  2. The Institute of Geologists Code of Practice for Geological Visits to Quarries, Mines and Caves
  3. The Country Code
  4. The Mountain Code
  5. Beach Safety
  6. The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (Tide Tables)

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