Tearing down buildings needs to be done by professionals with the expertise and experience obtained over the years. Just about anyone cannot carry out the job of industrial demolitions. It is a herculean task with a lot of factors to be considered. Everything needs to be carefully orchestrated to ensure the safety of the workers, surroundings, property and the environment. In the absence of the right precautionary steps, you might lose your business license. Industrial demolition contractors should follow the local set standard and those set by laws and regulations.
Industrial demolition contractors are also required to follow techniques that are environmentally safe and eco-friendly. All types of hazardous chemical materials should be avoided and safely eliminated from the building before the demolition process begins.
Industrial demolition companies are now thinking of new innovative ways to reuse materials instead of disposing of them. This reduces the total amount of waste piling up in landfills. Experts in the industrial demolition process possess the know-how, expertise, experience and innovative thinking to take down buildings without causing much damage to the people and property in the vicinity.
Having an eye on the eco-friendly aspects during demolition is highly valued by clients who wish to contribute towards a greener planet.
Here are some tips that industrial demolition contractors can keep in mind when carrying on a demolition project.
- Limit the use of hazardous chemicals and exposure of life and property to it:
Every building owner and demolition contractor is aware of the hazards of chemicals lead, asbestos, and other chemical building toxins. There are noxious chemical substances like that of synthetic mineral fibres which can cause health complications to employees, workers and the community within the neighbourhood. Exposure to the synthetic mineral fibres can cause cancer, eye infections, nose and throat irritation, lung cancer and other respiratory ailments. During Industrial demolishing processes, it would be helpful for workers to protect themselves with respirators and protective outfits. Some of these harmful substances include fibreglass, asbestos, ceramic, rock fragments, wood, lead paint, and more.
- Fall protection:
During the industrial demolition project, buildings and establishments will be torn down. Hence equal importance needs to be given to fall protection. During the process, workers and contractors need to wear fall protection gear and full-body restraints. This protects them from harmful building chemicals while keeping them safe from bodily harm and health hazards.
- Recycling Building materials:
Industrial demolition contractors are aware of the fact that building materials can be recycled and reused all over again. The recycled materials can be obtained from the defunct buildings. Building materials have become costly with soaring prices and crisis. It is worth the efforts and time for Industrial demolition contractors to separate the earth-friendly building materials and to recycle them for further use.
- Recycling concrete:
Concrete can be broken down from industrial buildings during the demolition project and be made into gravel. Mobile concrete crushers have proven to be easy and speedier to breakdown all the concrete and crush them into the gravel at the demolition site.