Building Regulations

BS 6187:2000-Code of practice for demolition


Covers demolition from the concept stage to completion for all parties involved in, or affected by, demolition projects. Demolition techniques are described and methods are recommended for the demolition of specific types of structure.

Published Date: 2000-09-15

Pages: 126

ISBN No: 0 580 33206 3

Status: Current

Replaces: BS 6187:1982

Supersedes Draft(s): 97/106292 DC

Cross References: BS 5228-1, BS 5228-2, BS 5228-4, BS 5607, BS 5744, BS 5837, BS 5973, BS 5974, BS 5975, BS 6100, BS 6164, BS 6399-2, BS 6472, BS 7121-1, BS 7121-2, BS 7121-3, BS 7121-4, BS 7121-5, BS 7121-11, BS 7121-12, BS EN 1808, CP 3010, The Construction (Design & Management) Regulations:1994, The Utilities Contracts Regulations:1996, The Nuclear Installations (Dangerous Occurences) Regulations:1965, The Control of Industrial Major Accident Hazards Regulations:1984, Town & Country Planning Acts:1990, Planning (Listed Buildings & Conservation Areas) Act:1990, The Building Act (England & Wales) :1984, The Building Act (Scotland) :1959, The Building Act (Scotland) :1970, The Highways Act:1980, The Roads Act (Scotland) :1984, The New Roads and Street Works Act:1991, The Party Wall etc. Act:1996, The Building Operations Regulations (Scotland) :1975, The Building Procedure Regulations (Scotland) :1981, The Building Procedure Amendment Regulations (Scotland) :1991, The Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act:1991, Traffic Signs Manual, Chapter 8:1991, Management of health and safety at work, The Environmental Protection Act:1990, The Clean Air Act:1993, The Health and Safety at Work etc. Act:1974, The Management of Health & Safety at work Regulations:1999, The Construction (Health Safety and Welfare) Regulations:1998, Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations:1998, The Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations:1998, The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations:1994, The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurences Regulations:1995, The Confined Spaces Regulations:1997, The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations:1991, Waste Management - The Duty of Care - A Code of Practice:1991, The safe use of vehicles on construction sites. HSG 144:1998, Material Information Exchange database (MIE) BRE:1998, The Data Protection Act:1998, THe Scheme for Construction Contracts (England & Wales) :1996, The Housing Grants Construction and Regeneration act:1996, The Ionising Radiations Regulations:1985, The Transport of Dangerous Goods (Safety Advisers) Regulations:1999, Waste Minimisation in Construction Site Guide:1997, The Water Resources Act:1991, The Wildlife and Countryside Act:1991, The Control of Pollution Act:1974, The Waste Management Licensing Regulations:1994, The Special Waste Regulations:1996, The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations:1987, The Asbestos Licensing Regulations:1983, The Controlled Waste (Registration of Carriers and Seizure of Vehicles) Regulations:1991, The Noise and Statutory Nuisance Act:1993, The Water Industry Act:1991, The Public Health Act:1961, Environmental Handbook for building and civil engineering projects, Part 3:1999, Guidance on waste legislation:1994, Guidance on waste legislation for Scotland:1994, The Special Waste Disposal Regulations:1996, The Manual Handling Operations Regulations:1992, The Noise at Work Regulations:1989, The Control of Lead at Work Regulations:1998, BS 302, BS 349, BS 638, BS 1397, BS 2092, BS 5240, BS 8093, BS EN 1050

Source: British Standards Institute

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