Did you know you are responsible for the action of your window cleaners?
Working at height is the biggest killer in the UK work force.
The recent Work at Height Regulations 2005 increase the duties of all building owners and those that contract others to provide window cleaning services.
The regulations require duty holders to ensure:
- The risks from work at height are assessed & appropriate work equipment is selected & used
- Those involved with work at height are competent
- PDF Document: Working at Height Regulation 2005
Window cleaners who carry out various methods of working at height and employ staff should comply with numerous Health & Safety regulations - to name a few:
- Health & Safety at Work etc Act '74
- Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations '99 (MHSW 99)
- Lifting Operations & Lifting Equipment Regulations '98 (LOLER 98)
- Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations '98 (PUWER 98)
- Manual Handling Operations Regulations '92 (MHR 92)
- Reporting of Injuries, Diseases & Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR 95)
- Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations '92 (PPE 92)
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations '02 (COSHH 02)
- Working at Height Regulations 05 (WAH 05)
Does your window cleaner comply?
By choosing Salter Cleaning Services Ltd as your company's Window Cleaner, you can be confident that we are competent in all areas of compliance.
Site specific Risk Assessments are available for inspection for each contract and work is carried out according to our company's Method of Working
Our staff has been trained by leading Industry professionals:
- The British Window Cleaning Academy
- IPAF (International Power Access Federation)
- Spanset UK Limited
- IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety & Health)
- NEBOSH (The National Examination Board in Occupational Safety & Health)