Demolition Contractors in Thurrock, London and the South East.
If you are a private individual, construction company or a developer it is very important for obvious reasons that you choose the right contractor and ask the question who are the Demolition Contractors near me.
But how do you know you are choosing the right one?
Wether you decide to choose Downwell Demolition or another contractor these are some guidelines you should follow.
Is the Contractor NFDC accredited?
The NFDC is an organisation that sets the standards for demolition contractors. They provide training and audit accredited
companies for health and safety. Many local authorities will only use NFDC accredited contractors.
Health and Safety Record
Ask see a copy of their Health and Safety Policy and accident statistics. They need to have a safety accreditation like CHAS, ISO 45001 or one of the SSIP’s
What measures will they put in place to reduce the effect of noise, dust, vibration and traffic movements. We do use 24/7 dust and noise monitoring equipment to ensure dust and noise levels do not exceed HSE Guidelines. We also use high pressure water sprays to dampen down dust and protection scaffolding covered in monarflex.
They should also put something in place for cleaning roads.
An important part of a demolition project is making sure those living and working close to the site are engaged before the work starts. If a contractor just rocks up and starts demolition work there will be a lot of complaints. Downwell make sure we fully engage with all those affected by the work. Make sure you ask the question. – Link
Section 80 – There must be a section 80 in place – Link
Plant and Equipment – Depending on where the work is taking place plant and machinery has to comply with emissions guidelines.
CDM Regulations – All contractors must work to CDM Regulations 2015 wether acting as a Principal Contractor or a Subcontractor.
Asbestos – Have you had an asbestos survey. Any building built before 2000 will need an R&D Survey carried Out. We can arrange this for you.
Call us now on 01708 932 300 for advice on your next demolition project
The proof is in the pudding – take look at our projects on our You Tube Channel – Link
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