The British Drilling Association (BDA) is the UK's trade association for the ground drilling industry.


Safety Guidance

Safety guidance is provided by the BDA in various ways:

BDA Safety Documents

Health & Safety Manual (Code of Safe Drilling Practice) 2015; Guidance for Cable Percussion; Guidance for Dynamic Sampling, Guidance for Contaminated Land and Guidance on Managing the Risk of Hazardous Gases when Drilling or Piling Near Coal

All current and forthcoming documents are listed under Publications.

BDA Newsletters

The Newsletters are published several a year for BDA Members. Each Newsletter provides the latest industry and safety information and is invaluable to keep abreast of what is happening.

Back issues of the Newsletter are also available on our website. Go to Newsletters.

BDA Safety Alerts

Go to Safety Alerts

Enquiry to BDA Office

Members enjoy access to the BDA for full information on safety matters as a benefit of membership. For this benefit Join the BDA

The BDA does accept enquiries from non members and willingly tries to help, albeit that it can't provide the full service as for members.

Call the BDA Office on 01773 778751 or use contact us.

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