The DSA is the only organisation that represents the interests of companies involved in the drilling and sawing industry and is committed to improving standards within the industry by establishing better codes of safe working practice, education and training.
As a member of the DSA you will…
Raise your profile using our ‘mark of quality’(link to document) brochure to promote your company standards and safe working practice. We also provide you with vehicle stickers and our logo for your company stationary to prove you are a reputable contractor to generate new business and give you a competitive edge. Your company information will be listed on the DSA website and in our Concrete Cutter Magazine which is distributed to 1000’s of potential clients.
The Code of Practice – the DSA Code of Safe Working Practice is supplied to our members which provides a comprehensive statement of safe working practices in the Drilling and Sawing Industry. For more information click here
Have your say- we actively encourage our members to have their say. We hold an annual general meeting where all members can attend and have their say. The board meets every quarter where all comments, issues and ideas from any members can be discussed and if necessary materialised.
Save money – we have access to discounted products and services which are exclusively available for our members which include:
• Insurance Scheme
• Safety Club
• Funded training & NVQ's Diploma’s
• Apprenticeship Scheme
• Assessment Centre
• Group purchasing discounts
• Contractor members have access to our Supply Members DSA discount structure.
Stay up to date– we keep all our members up to date with the latest information on legislation via several means to ensure the information is received. We do this by email, our website and our quarterly Newsletters. We also offer our members the following to ensure they are in the know:
• Advice on training matters
• Marketing advice
• Membership of the National Specialist Contractors Council (NSCC). This provides the DSA and its members with
representation on a range of organisations in the Construction Industry and also provides free business helplines,
access to an adjudication service and regular newsletters on construction matters.
• Large range of specimen documentation (including Health and Safety at Work Policy, day work rates, risk
assessments, environmental policy etc
Developing your staff can make a real difference to your business, therefore DSA membership gives you access to a wide range of discounted courses, funding for NVQs to have your workforce qualified. We also offer an Apprenticeship Scheme which was designed by DSA in conjunction with the CITB, specifically for Drilling and Sawing Operations. The scheme is fully funded and offers a complete structured training programme and a NVQ Diploma Level 2 at the end of the 2 year training. Please see our training section of the website for more information.
Who Can Join?
Membership is open to Drilling and Sawing Contractors and Suppliers of Drilling and Sawing Equipment.
By joining us as either a Contractor, Supplier, Associate or Affiliate member you could raise your company’s profile to a significant number of professional construction organisations.
For details about Associate membership please call DSA office direct on 0844 879 3452.
Membership Criteria and Categories
The details of the different membership categories and the criteria for membership are detailed in the “link to document that send with enquiries minus costs”. For costs of membership, then please contact the office.
Download a Membership Application Form by CLICKING HERE
If you have any queries or require further information on membership, then please contact the office on 0844 879 3452 or firstname.lastname@example.org