Category: News

DDS Environmental is recruiting: Operations Manager

DDS Environmental is currently recruiting for the next stand out Operations Manager. We strive to set our standards above the rest which means we invest in those that we feel have the potential. Reporting directly to the Business & Commercial Manager. Overseeing and supporting the asbestos team/site staff. Involvement in Quality Control, Method Statements and

Recruiting: Contracts Manager

DDS Environmental is recruiting for an experienced asbestos Contracts Manager. We are an established asbestos removal contractor based in Margate, Kent. As a family-owned business within the DDS Group, our function is extremely valuable to both DDS Demolition and DDS Contracting. DDS Environmental operate alongside our sister companies but also independently, broadening our scope of works

Global Asbestos Awareness Week

As Global Asbestos Awareness Week draws to a close, DDS Environmental contemplates and summarises the notorious topic… Asbestos. The hidden killer. Despite the highly toxic mineral being present all around us having been used in a variety of items for decades (including many domestic uses) the numbers killed are still over 5,000 per annum in

Recruiting: Asbestos Site Supervisor

We have a requirement for an experienced Asbestos Site Supervisor to join our successful growing team on a permanent or contractual basis. Essential Requirements: Previous experience working as an Asbestos Site Supervisor within a reputable company Asbestos Removal Supervisor Certificate Up to date Asbestos Health/Medical certificate and face Fit CSCS Card Full UK driving license

DDS Environmental secure place on Asbestos Removal Framework.

DDS Environmental has successfully secured a place on the newly launched Procure Public Asbestos Removal Framework. Following a stringent pre-qualification process, the framework includes highly competent, qualified and licensed asbestos removal contractors. DDS Environmental hold a 3 year licence from the HSE and as such conduct our activities to an exceptionally high standard. The framework

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