demolition worker


Demolition workers operate equipment to demolish structures. They safely destroy buildings and remove the debris to permit the site to be used for a different purpose.

Scope notes

Excludes blasters.

Alternative label

  • demolition reclamation operative

  • topwoman

  • demolition project worker

  • topman

  • mattockwoman

  • demolition operations worker

  • demolition labourer

  • mattockman

  • demolition site worker

  • demolition and dismantling worker

  • demolition experienced worker

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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