Publications

The BDA since its inception in 1976 has been driven by the need for continuous improvement in safety. The Association is very proactive in identifying & dealing with safety issues and publishing guidance. (NB – All publications are issued in pdf electronic format by download or e-mail if a non-member requests an invoice for payment, no paper copies are issued)

BDA Health & Safety Manual for Land Drilling 2015 : A Code of Safe Drilling Practice. Free for BDA members

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BDA Manual for Rotary Drilling. Free to Download

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Guidance For Safe Intrusive Activities On Contaminated Or Potentially Contaminated Land – Free for BDA Members

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Guidance For The Operation Of Cable Percussion Rigs And Equipment – Free for BDA Members

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Guidance For The Safe Operation Of Dynamic Sampling Rigs And Equipment – Free for BDA Members

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Guidance on Managing the Risk of Hazardous Gases when Drilling or Piling Near Coal – Free to All

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