Guide about Carriers for demolition and recycling




The Guide about Carriers for demolition and recycling has two main objectives: produce a basic and descriptive publication and give a general overview of the carriers, explaining their basic characteristics, their functionalities, general requirements, how this equipment should be managed, how to use them in safe working conditions and the regulatory framework that is applicable.

Produced by the European Demolition Association Secretariat, with the contributions and collaboration of the members of the working group on Carriers, this guide is intended to serve as a reference document for professionals linked the aforementioned sectors. Especially contractors and end-users who perform activities related to demolition and/or recycling.

It also aims to promote the general vision of the diversity of carriers on the market and their main features.



  • Presentation
  • Table of contents
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • General concepts
  • Types of demolition carriers
  • Cabin protective structures of demolition carriers
  • Operational procedures
  • Training of personnel
  • Regulatory framework


  • Format: A4
  • Number of pages: 60 approx
  • Date of publication: May 2021
  • Price:
    • On-line: Free for direct EDA members and members of national associations.
    • Printed: To be determined.