The BDA since 1976 has been driven by the need for continuous improvement in safety.

Health and Safety


Checks on all aspects of work undertaken including health and safety and legal compliance.

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Providing guidance from industry experts on any particular project; application, or method.

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Who We Are

The British Drilling Association (BDA) is the UK trade association for those who drill holes in the ground, manufacture / supply drilling rigs and equipment, or supply services to the geotechnical and ground investigation industry.

What We Do

The BDA achieves the above through a varied programme, including: industry seminars, an accredited and bespoke apprenticeship scheme, delivering and updating the skills audit and proactive contact with its membership and other professional bodies within the sector.

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Envirogard Decontamination Units
Pagani Geotechnical Equipment
First insurance solutions

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