In order to be a member of RIDBA, companies must meet and maintain RIDBA criteria for membership. This gives their clients the confidence that they are working with a qualified and reputable specialist contractor that has access to the latest technical support and health and safety advice.
RIDBA insists on CE Marking compliance as a condition of membership of the association, so choosing a RIDBA member guarantees that the steelwork fabricator has the necessary certification to comply with the Construction Products Regulation requirements.
RIDBA membership is a recognised mark of quality, and all RIDBA members sign up to a Code of Practice each year when they renew their membership, demonstrating a high standard of competence.
For Technical Support
RIDBA members are at the forefront of technical expertise and have access to free advice from the RIDBA Technical Consultant who is a qualified structural engineer. RIDBA supplements this service with a series of technical guidance notes to support its members.
RIDBA members have agreed to provide their clients with professional and clear advice. Their written quotations will plainly state the price for the work, what is included and what form of agreement or contract will be used. RIDBA is also a member of Build UK, which represents the contracting supply chain in construction ensuring members are up to date in wider construction industry working practices and standards.
For Peace of Mind
RIDBA members must hold adequate employers' and public liability insurance cover, demonstrate financial stability and have a proven trading record. In the unlikely event that something goes wrong, RIDBA has a clear and fair complaints procedure.
All RIDBA members are committed to working to an acceptable health and safety plan and in accordance with relevant industry standards. They will have an adequately supervised, trained and qualified workforce and when working at height they will ensure that the appropriate equipment is used on site at all times.