BDA Safety Guidance

Safety guidance is provided by the BDA in various ways: BDA Safety Documents, BDA Newsletters, BDA Safety Alerts and via Enquiries to the BDA Office.

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

As a benefit of membership, BDA members enjoy unlimited access to the BDA for full information on safety matters. For this benefit, join the BDA.

The BDA does still accept enquiries from non-members and willingly tries to help, however, it can’t provide the full service as it would for members.

Call the BDA Office on 0800 246 5086or use contact us.