Work at height and Scaffolding Safety

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Construction worker wearing safety harness and safety line working on a metal industry roof new warehouse

Construction Industry has grown manifolds in the past few decades. makeindia.com estimates India to be the third largest construction market globally by 2030. It is also considered as a high-risk Industry due to the nature of work.

With the heavy, lofty Construction Projects envisaged, the safe use of height safety equipment and scaffoldings cannot be overlooked. The European Standard, BS EN 12811-1, specifies performance requirements and methods of structural and general design for access and working for different categories of scaffolds. In India, regulations and guidelines have been provided u/s 100 (1) & Schedule 1 & 2 of the Occupational Safety & Health Act, 2013 for work at height and scaffolding.

TheSafetyMasterTM, Global leader in Industrial Safety provides exclusive training and support for employing the best Safety plan for the Construction Sites. Our Experts constantly inspect and monitor the safety standards by adhering to the existing norms.

While installing Scaffolds and work at height Platforms, The Safety Master takes cognizance of the following factors-

-Secure Foundation

-Secure access to scaffold

-Weather conditions

-height & width ratio

-Stability of Scaffold

-Guardrails should be attached

For Workers working at height-

-Specific training is mandatory

-Use of helmets, double laced Safety Jackets, holding ropes are compulsory

-Immediate availability of emergency Medical Officer and necessary help

Our experts at TheSafetyMasterTM approaches any Construction project with a professional and analytical point of view and strives to provide the value for money Services to you. After inspecting the Site, we chalk out the safety norms to be followed for safe and efficient execution of the task. We assist in-

-identifying and directing the employees for installation, movement & dismantling of Scaffold

-Ensure that wind protect system and fall arrest system is functional

-Inspect Scaffold for any visible physical damage or identifying any probable damage that might occur during daily wear & tear and associated work hazards

-Inspect ropes and check the adequacy of other equipment for structural integrity and suggest prompt correction measures

-Inspect, evaluate and identify any loophole in the erection, function and safety of suspended scaffolds

No denying the array of benefits in installing Scaffolds and high platforms but it’s equally important to recognize the hazards associated with this kind of Projects and understand the procedures to control and minimize them.

Contact us @ info@thesafetymaster.com today for extensive help through a variety of solution including awareness about health and safety programs, prevailing norms and standards issued by NSC, workplace consultations, Site demos, training & education and much more.