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BS 6187-1982 code of practice for demolition

Standard Number:  BS 6187-1982
Title:  code of practice for demolition
Language:  English
Replaced by Standard:  BS 6187:2000

Replacing Standard:  80/11126 DC

Publication Date:  1982/2/26
Execute Date:  1982/2/26
Status:  Withdrawn
International Classification for Standards (ICS)CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS AND BUILDING>>Construction technology
Publisher:  British Standards
Number of Pages:32P.;A4  

Description:Deals with the preliminary procedures for demolition work, the methods of demolition and their suitability for various types and elements of structure and the protective precautions to be taken.  
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Code of practice
1 Scope
2 References
3 Definitions
4 Preliminary procedures
4.1 Survey
4.2 Trees
4.3 Materials
4.4 Scaffolding and shoring
4.5 Access and road closures
4.6 Administrative aspects
5 Protective precautions
5.1 General
5.2 Safety of personnel on site
5.3 Safety and convenience of third parties
5.4 Protection of property
6 Methods of demolition
6.1 General
6.2 Hand demolition
6.3 Mechanical demolition by pusher arm
6.4 Mechanical demolition by deliberate collapse
6.5 Mechanical demolition by demolition ball
6.6 Mechanical demolition by wire rope pulling
6.7 Demolition by explosives
6.8 Other methods of demolition
7 Typical methods of demolition of various types and
elements of structure
7.1 Small and medium dwellings (not exceeding 10 m in
7.2 Large buildings with loadbearing walls (three
storeys and over)
7.3 Framed structures
7.4 Cantilevers (not part of a framed structure)
7.5 Bridges
7.6 Masonry and brickwork arches
7.7 Independent chimneys
7.8 Spires
7.9 Pylons and masts
7.10 Petroleum tanks in the ground
7.11 Storage tanks above ground
7.12 Chemical works, gas works and similar
7.13 Basements
7.14 Special structures
A Health and Safety Executive publications
B Current legislation relevant to construction and
1 Guide to typical methods of demolition
1 Definitions of buildings
2 Demolition of filler joist floors
3 Demolition of jack arches
4 Hand demolition of in situ reinforced concrete
5 End details of prestressed members
6 Post-tensioned beams
7 Demolition of masonry and brickwork arches
8 Demolition of masonry and brick chimneys
9 Demolition of masonry spires
10 Demolition of pylons and masts  
File Format:  PDF(Acrobat Reader) or Word version doc Document
File Size:  810KB
Tile in English:  code of practice for demolition

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