Working at Height Compliance for Safe Building Maintenance Services

Ensuring safety in building maintenance requires a thorough understanding of working at height compliance. At Building Transformation, we specialise in offering comprehensive services that adhere to stringent safety standards for all high-rise operations. Our approach integrates industry best practices and advanced techniques to guarantee safe building maintenance, mitigating risks associated with working at heights.

Importance of Working at Height Compliance

Working at height compliance is essential for any maintenance or repair work carried out on structures that involve elevated areas. It includes understanding and applying regulations, ensuring the use of proper equipment, and following safety procedures to protect workers and bystanders. Non-compliance can result in severe legal repercussions, financial penalties, and most importantly, it jeopardises lives. Our services ensure that your building maintenance tasks are conducted safely and in full compliance with all relevant regulations.

Our Approach to Safe Building Maintenance

Building transformation is dedicated to delivering safe building maintenance services by implementing robust working at height protocols. Our process begins with a thorough risk assessment to identify potential hazards associated with the specific tasks and site conditions. We then develop a comprehensive plan that includes selecting the appropriate equipment, such as scaffolding, safety harnesses, and mobile elevating work platforms (MEWPs), to ensure a secure working environment.

Our team of certified professionals is trained to manage and perform maintenance tasks at height efficiently and safely. We use state-of-the-art equipment and the latest techniques to perform a wide range of services, including window cleaning, façade inspections, gutter repairs, and more. Each task is carried out with meticulous attention to detail, adhering strictly to working at height compliance standards.

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    We support building owners, asset and building managers with specialised working at heights compliance and H&S access maintenance planning. If you are doubtful about what it means to be fully compliant or want to double check key working at height practices, contact us today.

    All of our abseiling building maintenance projects are strictly compliant with The Work at Height Regulations (2005), as outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). This regulation is designed to reduce the risk of workplace injury, ensuring that projects run smoothly and safely.

    Examples of when Work at Height Regulations apply include rope access building maintenance, working on a rooftop, or using a mobile elevated work platform such as a cherry picker or scissor lift.

    Projects requiring high-level abseiling maintenance, leak investigations, roof surveys, waterproofing, and silicone coating are also subject to Work at Height Regulations.

    Rope access compliance management is an aspect of our work we pride ourselves on; our highly trained operatives are well-versed on the regulations and will always work with the client to pre-empt and resolve any hazards.

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    Here are some of the key aspects of the regulations that we cover:

    • Technical façade and roof condition surveys of historic/listed buildings
    • Safe equipment including strict checking, licensing and timely replacement
    • Competent supervision carried out by qualified, highly-trained technicians
    • Extensive health and safety compliance management with full assessments and adequately detailed reports
    • Blending matching materials and products
    • Ongoing compliance checking e.g. due to changes in weather, schedule or any other issues that arise during the programme of works

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