Demolition Worker

In the construction industry, deconstructing old structures is just as important as building new ones.

Demolition Workers demolish and (more commonly) dismantle buildings and structures varying  from single storey houses, tall chimneys and bridges to large commercial and industrial units like factories and office complexes. Demolition work involves site preparation, stripping out floors, roofs,  fittings and removing recyclable and re-usable materials such as timber and bricks. Metalwork can be salvaged and concrete slabs recycled through a crusher to produce aggregate for road works.

Demolition Workers also receive training in the safe removal of hazardous materials such as asbestos and lead.

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Demolition is a highly skilled job in construction and can be very dangerous if careful planning and high levels of safety precautions are not followed.