Health and Safety
Health and Safety are important to London Tower Service
We provide our access services across the London and South East regions guaranteeing outstanding expertise and knowledge of safety issues for both commercial and industrial users. Based in Beckton, Newham, we regularly work throughout London and the Home Counties, installing access equipment on a short or long term basis inGreenwich, Lewisham, Croydon, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Lambeth, Chelmsford, Ealing, Southend, Haringey, Brent, Wandsworth, Colchester, Hillingdon, Bromley, Watford, Barnet, Hounslow, Enfield, Harrow, Milton Keynes, Luton, Reading and many other locations in the region.
Utilising mobile access scaffolding to work at height requires a range of health and safety checks and considerations for both the users and suppliers of the towers. The Work at Height Regulations 2005 and PASMA certification scheme are some of the foremost among these and some of the key points of both are outlined below.
Suitability of access tower design and erection
A poorly designed or constructed access tower scaffold can be extremely dangerous and prone to collapse or even being blown over in strong winds. Our team are more than qualified and experienced enough to ensure that the type of access scaffold used on your site is ideal, and that it is put assembled and erected professionally and safely with any necessary anchor points, stabilisers, outriggers, guard rails and no short cuts or missing sections.
Method of tower scaffold construction and erection
Scaffold access towers have to be constructed with specific methods designed to ensure the safety of the people carrying out the construction using guard rails or ‘through-the-trap’ methods. We always carry out delivery and assembly on your site so you can be sure the access tower is put together in the safest way possible for each unique setting and individual tower design.
Moving and inspecting the access tower
After we have assembled the tower scaffolding you may want to move it around without the cost of bringing us out to site again, or it may require a good inspection after a storm or being knocked by logistics or plant equipment moving around. Such work can only be carried out by a health and safety competent person that has official PASMA certification. Our team are all qualified and we provide a simple one day PASMA training course for you or your team to gain the necessary certificates to carry out this kind of day-to-day safety responsibilty.