Category: News

COVID-19: Update

The DDS Group has taken the past week to immediately action and digest the Governments guidelines with regard to safe working and safe practice for the welfare of our employees and the wider community. Imposing the temporary shut down of all sites as of Tuesday 24th March 2020 was considered fundamental to safeguard our workforce


Dear All DDS have been closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and assessing our ability to delivery our services safely. Regrettably, and after much careful deliberation, we have decided that we are unable to continue with any activities. The main issues we have faced are as follows: Rapidly declining staff levels due to self-isolation Inability to

What is an Asbestos Enclosure?

What is an Asbestos Enclosure? An Asbestos Enclosure is a sealed habitat usually constructed of a timber or metal framework, covered in thick polythene, which is made airtight by the use of negative pressure air movers. Airlocks are installed on the entry /exit to provide suitable airflow and ensures an airtight environment when removing asbestos. When

The History of Asbestos

Asbestos is the collective description of six natural silicate materials. It’s composition of thin, multiple fibres has been used in varying applications since – according to the history of asbestos – about 2000BC. It is believed that Egyptians used to wrap the embalmed bodies of Pharaohs in asbestos cloth to shield against degeneration whilst other

Join our team…

DDS Environmental holds a full 3 year Licence and is looking for high calibre, experienced Asbestos Removal Operatives to join our successful team. Asbestos Removal Operative: Minimum Requirements Up to date asbestos operative training (UKATA/ARCA or IATP certificates only) In-date HSE medical In-date face fits, although these can be done for any DDS issued mask

Recruiting: Asbestos Removal Supervisors and Operatives

Are you an experienced Asbestos Removal Supervisor or Operative? Would you like to become part of a successful, family business where you’re not just a number but a valued member of the team? If so, we want to hear from you….. You: Ambitious, conscientious, professional, a good team player. Us: Successful family-run business, we value our colleagues,

Asbestos in the Home – be “Asbestos Conscious”

We have touched upon the scaremongering of Asbestos before, however with many coming into the New Year with vigour and resolutions to finally address that living room revamp or property renovation – now seems a prudent time to remind folk to be “Asbestos Conscious” especially regarding Asbestos in the home. First and foremost, the gist

Kingfisher Primary School and the Kent Literacy Awards

For followers of our DDS Environmental Facebook page, you will recall that we proudly sponsored the recent Kent Literacy Awards in support of our regional educators following the relationship we establish with schools. The awards evening was thoroughly enjoyable and brilliantly organised by the KM Charity Team. With guest speaker Terry Waite inspiring and encouraging the